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The Fuse Is Lit in Catalonia

Catalonia’s declaration of independence and the Spanish parliament’s vote to take over the regional government have brought Spain to its greatest crisis since the end of Franco's dictatorship four decades ago. Not only is Spain's territorial integrity at stake, but Catalonia's secession bid may also pose a direct threat to the European Union as a whole.

Protest against the arrest of two Catalan separatist leaders Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Students gather as they demonstrate against the position of the Spanish government Dan Kitwood/Getty Images;

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