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Ceuta and Melilla: the Spanish enclaves at the centre of the fight against terrorism

Date published - 11/09/2017

Author - Drew Mikhael, Research Fellow at the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, Queen's University Belfast

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Remarkable flexibility on Northern Ireland from the EU – the UK government should take note

Date published - 08/09/2017

Author - Katy Hayward, Reader in Sociology, Queen's University Belfast

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Macron's woes: French unions are gearing up for major strikes

Date published - 08/09/2017

Author - Ruth Reaney, Doctoral Researcher in Industrial Relations, Queen's University Belfast

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Ruby Ridge: 25 years since the siege that fired up the US's radical right

Date published - 25/08/2017

Author - Crawford Gribben, Professor of history, Queen's University Belfast

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Remarkable flexibility on Northern Ireland from the EU – the UK government should take note

The unique situation of Northern Ireland within the UK needs to be stressed when it comes to Brexit says Dr Katy Hayward.

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Date published - 12/09/2017

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Softening a hard border: lessons from North America for post-Brexit Ireland

There are ample lessons from the Canada-US border for post-Brexit Ireland, write Laurie Tannous and Katy Hayward. A ‘hard’ border need not mean the end of economic integration of Ireland. Yet building a smooth functioning border is a comprehensive undertaking, and some friction will be inevitable.

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Date published - 12/09/2017

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How democratic are the institutions of devolved government in Northern Ireland?

As part of the 2017 Audit of UK Democracy, guest contributor Alan Whysall and the Democratic Audit team explore how democratically and effectively the institutions of government have performed in Northern Ireland.

The post How democratic are the institutions of devolved government in Northern Ireland? appeared first on QPOL.

Date published - 07/09/2017

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