Tag: EU

Self-Determination versus State Integrity: Catalan and Kurdish Issues

| October 27, 2017

Two crises are brewing, one in Iraq and one in Spain, over the perennial problem of whether self-determination takes precedence over territorial integrity.

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CETA, Local Democracy, and the Liberal Order

| October 25, 2016

CETA–the Canada/EU free trade agreement–is now on political life support. The multiyear effort to craft a common market across the Atlantic and to strengthen the bonds of the liberal order in the West is running right up against the local democracy of Wallonia.

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