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Unnoticed Unrest in Turks and Caicos and the Canadian Connection

By Martin W. Lewis | March 19, 2011 | 4 Comments
turks and caicos political map

Massive unrest across much of the Middle East, coupled with the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan, have tended to crowd other important international stories out of the news, such as the on-going debacle in Ivory Coast. While the emphasis on Japan and the Arab world is understandable, other topics deserve attention as well

The Peculiarities of Gibraltar and Other British Overseas Territories

By Martin W. Lewis | August 25, 2010 | 7 Comments

Gibraltar’s position as a British Overseas Territory makes it a geopolitical anomaly. Britain’s scattered overseas colonial remnants are under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom but are not part of it*. Since the passage of the British Overseas Territories Act of 2002 their inhabitants have enjoyed full British citizenship, but they are not under

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