Small States in the Modern World: Opportunities and Vulnerabilities

| Michael Keating

COMMENT | At one time, it was generally assumed that large states enjoyed advantages in the form of large internal markets, military capability and economies of scale. Now it is increasingly recognized .. . .
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The Fast Track Queue for EU Membership: Scotland versus the Western Balkans

| James Ker-Lindsay

COMMENT | Scotland’s possible membership of the European Union inevitably looms large in any discussions about the possibility of another independence referendum…. . .
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Brexit and the Paradoxes of European Security

| Benjamin Martill

COMMENT | British withdrawal from the European Union – Brexit – has created challenges across a number of policy areas… . .
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Brexit, Scotland and Europe

| Kirsty Hughes

COMMENT | The Brexit process and the General Election have reignited debates over Scottish independence. . .
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Scottish and European: Scottish Civil Society Statement on Brexit Day

| Scottish civil society - 66 signatories

COMMENT | Towards the end of its six-month EU presidency, in late December 2019, Finland offered the same free gift to all EU member states it had already given to folk at home. .
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Influencing the European Green Deal and Industrial Strategy: Leaders and Laggards among Small EU States

| David Gow

COMMENT | Towards the end of its six-month EU presidency, in late December 2019, Finland offered the same free gift to all EU member states it had already given to folk at home. .
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Ireland as a small state success story in Europe?

| Ben Tonra

COMMENT | As a former colony with a strong sense of independence, Ireland’s willingness to pool its hard-won sovereignty in the European Union has most often been explained. .
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Scotland, the UK and the EU: a parting of the ways?

| Kirsty Hughes

COMMENT | Will Brexit lead to an independent Scotland? The question has been asked many times in the last few years. .
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