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The Most Complex International Borders in the World

“In this video I look at some of the most complex international border. Of course, there are more complex borders in the world, but this video looks at some of my favourites.”

Source: www.youtube.com

This video shows some great examples of how the political organization of space and administration of borders can get complicated.  Here are the examples (and time in the video when they are covered in the video):

 

Tags: borders, political, territoriality, sovereignty, video.

 

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Cyprus Becomes 5th E.U. Member to Seek Rescue

The announcement came after weeks of concern that the crisis in Greece could bring down the Cypriot economy.

 

What is the future of supranationalism?  It wasn’t too long ago that countries were scrambling to join in an economic union with their neighbors.  Countries like Turkey (that unsucessfully attempted to join the E.U.) are feeling better each passing month about not being constrained by financial commitments to struggling southern European economies.

See on www.nytimes.com

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