February 16, 2012

The Case for Scottish Independence

Gerry Hassan, Foreign Policy

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Scotland is a different place from the rest of the United Kingdom, and increasingly there is no such thing as a unitary UK politics, but Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, and English politics with devolved parliaments and assemblies in the first three.

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