Rolbevestigende Rajoy verhardt Catalaans verzet

Rolbevestigende Rajoy verhardt Catalaans verzet
Rolbevestigende Rajoy verhardt Catalaans verzet

I have another op-ed in the Netherlands’ NRC newspaper, this time about the crisis in Catalonia.

I argue that Spanish prime minister Mariano Rajoy has radicalized the region’s independence movement by giving Catalonia no choice between accepting the status quo and pushing for unilateral secession. Catalan separatists could hardly have wished for a better opponent.

Click here to read the whole piece.

For non-Dutch speakers, check out my story in the Diplomatic Courier, which makes many of the same points, and my editorial for the Atlantic Sentinel on the same topic.