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Spain to Catalonia: Don't Expect to Follow Scotland's Example

Spain is taking a hard line against a planned referendum on Catalonian independence, while warning of the bad example that Scottish independence would set.

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Spanish, Italian Separatist Movements Look to Scottish Example

Catalan, Venetian, and Tyrolean independence movements find inspiration in Scotland.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff

America’s peculiar system for choosing presidents may help avoid post-election chaos.

Third Debate Recap

Trump shortchanges his supposed signature issue to defend man-crush on Putin.

Frozen Ukraine

The latest round of peace talks only mask Europe’s lack of leverage and commitment in Ukraine.

Asia's Game of Thrones

The Philippine president has now definitively cast his lot with China. How will elites in Manila react?

Follow the Money

Why hasn’t the increase in K-12 investment translated into better student outcomes?

Crude Economics

US oil companies are in much better shape than the cartel seems to think.

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