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September 29, 2017

Spain
Students demonstrate with Catalan separatist flags in Barcelona. Can Catalonia Split With Spain?

Spain’s effort to block Catalonia’s referendum on independence may push more Catalan voters to support it.

October 12, 2017

Nigeria
Cameroon-Ambazonia-Anglophone-Francophone-Secession Secession Movements Raise Tensions in Nigeria and Cameroon

In the midst of secession movements in Catalonia and Iraqi Kurdistan, the New York Times recently highlighted two African movements, in Nigeria and Cameroon. In both countries, secession movements re…

September 19, 2017

Cybersecurity
NSA Headquarters Cyber Week in Review: September 22, 2017

This week: Crypo researchers don't trust the NSA, Facebook ads under scrutiny, a new cybersecurity agency for Europe, and domain names caught in the crossfire of the Catalonian referendum.

November 16, 2012

Marchers wave Catalonian nationalist flags during a demonstration on Catalan National Day in Barcelona on September 11, 2012 (Albert Gea/Courtesy Reuters). The World Next Week: Obama Visits Myanmar, Catalonia Votes, and International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women Is Marked

The World Next Week podcast is up. Bob McMahon and I discussed President Obama’s trip to Myanmar; elections in Catalonia, Spain; and the commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of …

March 2, 2017

United Kingdom
RTX2HJY4_617 The Scottish Play: Will Brexit Spell the End of a United Kingdom?

The decision by British voters last June to leave the European Union (EU) has thrown that bloc into turmoil. But its implications for Great Britain could be even more profound, portending the dissolu…

September 28, 2017

Global
Podcast 20170928_TWNW The World Next Week: September 28, 2017

President Donald J. Trump visits Puerto Rico, Catalonia holds a referendum, and German chancellor Angela Merkel tries to form a government.

August 9, 2016

Brexit
Scotland After Brexit

As a result of the Brexit vote to leave the European Union, the United Kingdom is likely to see another Scottish independence referendum in its future.

May 1, 2014

Europe and Eurasia
The World Next Week: Looking Ahead at Europe

In this special edition, CFR.org Editor Robert McMahon and CFR Director of Studies James Lindsay preview major events and trends shaping Europe in the coming weeks: EU member states hold elections to…

December 15, 2014

Global
Russia-Annex-Crimea Ten Most Significant World Events in 2014

Every year has its share of significant world events. Two thousand fourteen is no exception. Here is my list of the top ten most significant events of the year. You may want to read what follows clos…

December 8, 2014

Global
Goodluck-Jonathan Ten Elections to Watch in 2015

Millions of people around the world went to the polls this year. Indians and Indonesians elected new leaders, while Brazilians and South Africans voted to keep the ones they had. Turks elevated their…