February 17, 2014

Great Britain Begins to Crumble

Roger Cohen, New York Times

The Associated Press

The battle for Scotland is heating up 307 years after the union of 1707. A pretty successful union it has been, too, but, unthreatened and restless, Scots troop off to Norway, another small country with oil, and think, hey, why not? Some are more inclined to recall the victory over the English at the Battle of Bannockburn 700 years ago than Englishmen and Scots together in the trenches of World War I a century ago.

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TAGGED: David Cameron, Alex Salmond, Scotland, UK

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