European Breakups Shouldn't Be So Hard to Do

Arguments for changing borders are are often emotional. That means there should be a rational procedure for divorces.
When worlds divide.

A Scottish vote for independence will energize separatist movements in other European countries, including Spain, Belgium and Italy. Precedent is alluring; Alex Salmond, the architect of the Scottish secession drive, often cites the relatively painless example of Czechoslovakia's split 20 years ago.

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