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Catalonia’s Ill-Fated Vote

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The police crackdown that Spain’s government carried out in Catalonia to stop the region's independence referendum has drawn criticism of both the Spanish authorities and Catalan regional officials for holding the vote. So when is secession legitimate?

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    Taking on Tehran

    Richard N. Haass

    Forty years after the revolution that ousted the Shah, Iran’s unique political-religious system and government appears strong enough to withstand US pressure and to ride out the country's current economic difficulties. So how should the US minimize the risks to the region posed by the regime?

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