January 6, 2014

Scottish Secession Could Balkanize Europe

George Robertson, Washington Post

The Associated Press

This time next year, the country known as the United Kingdom may be about to disappear.

If Scotland’s separatist government gets its way in a referendum planned for September, the 300-year-old union of Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland — the United States’ oldest and closest ally — will be on the road to disintegration.

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