February 11, 2014

6 Things to Watch for in the Scot Referendum

Ben Riley-Smith, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

For the last 18 months – some would say since the 1970s – the fundamentals of the Scottish independence debate haven't budged. Give or take a percentage point here or there, it's two anti-independence Scots for every one nationalist. But that doesn't mean things are done and dusted. As the pro-UK campaign has been urging, there's no room for complacency. There are still big unanswered questions – the "known unknowns", to quote Donald Rumsfeld – that hang over the debate. They will form the frontline of the battle between now and the referendum. Come September 18, the answers to those questions could determine who wins. Here are six of the biggest…

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