Spanish attacks and what could they mean

Catalan police say the shot terrorists in Cambrils, the van attack in Barcelona and an explosion at a house on Wednesday evening in the town of Alcanar that killed one person are all linked. If those three events are really connected does is suggest a higher level of planning and ability to avoid the attention of authorities? What does it tell us about the perpetrators a possible future threats? Read few comments.

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How could/should Catalonia’s referendum look like?

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President of the Generalitat of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont. Credit: http://www.catalangovernment.eu

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Madrid vs Catalonia: What’s next

Catalonia’s regional parliament has started a secession process. How do you see the situation, how will Madrid react? Read few comments.

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Will election in Catalonia (and election in Spain) lead to some compromise?

There is a good chance that the pro-independence parties will win the election in Catalonia. If this really happens where this could lead and how will Madrid react? Read few comments.

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James Ker-Lindsay: We are living in an era when boundaries are increasingly coming into question

Interview with James Ker-LindsaySenior Research Fellow on the Politics of South East Europe, London School of Economics and Political Science

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Catalonia plus Scotland: What’s at stake for Madrid

As Spain promises non-interference on Scotland my question is as follow: No matter what was said, how much is Madrid nervous about Scotland in your opinion? Read few comments.

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Catalonia and Scotland in the EU? Hmm…

Herman Van Rompuy just said: The treaties apply to the Member States. If a part of the territory of a Member State ceases to be a part of that state because that territory becomes a new independent state, the treaties will no longer apply to that territory. Following this my question is as follow: Would you say that the fact that there is no clear EU membership perspective could be one of the factors in Scottish independence referendum and maybe also a factor which will influence the Catalonia independence movement?

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