The Catalonia Independence Crisis: Looking to the Past to Find a Present Peaceful Solution

By: Lauren Kissel.

The northeastern region of Catalonian recently declared independence from Spain, which has caused a whole host of problems for the country. This blog post explores the timeline of this independence crisis and how Spain and Catalonia can work together and use history to find a mutually beneficial solution.

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Implications of an Autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan

Implications of an Autonomous Iraqi Kurdistan

By: Morgan Lear.

Since the passage of the September 2017 referendum, the Kurds found themselves fighting Iraq to maintain previously established KRG territory. Within one month of the referendum, the Kurds have lost 40% of their territory. What other effects have the Kurds faced as a result of this move for independence?

 

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