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Endangered States outside the ME

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Submitted by Gareth Lewis (Belgium), Aug 8, 2007 at 15:00

I agree fully with the central tenet of this article. The statement regarding no endangered states beyond the ME is, however, surely incorrect. Taiwan springs to mind, as does Thibet, East Timor, Zimbabwe, The Solomon Islands - even Belgium with its ever-present possibility of splitting along linguistic lines.

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