Tag: EU

The Right to Multiple Identities

Editorial by Dan WardThe constitutional crisis in Spain’s autonomous region of Cataluña highlights the new reality of identification in our globalized world. Although many Catalans consider themselves to be both Catalan and Spanish, speak both languages, and enjoy customs of both cultures, they are being forced by intransigent politicians to choose between them, as if one precludes the other.Of...

EU Reacts to Russian Reporting

The European Union’s (EU's) foreign affairs department announced last month that it was launching a rapid-response team to counter what it considers biased Russian media reports.The unit, which will include ten Russian-speakers from EU member states, hopes to be fully operational by the end of September and will be part of the European External Action Service's (EEAS's) response to...