No Way Back: Catalonia Referendum Opens Pandora’s Box
It is not entirely clear how one can find a way out of this more complicated situation. However, the Catalan political elite does everything to increase its potential for influence. For the central government, this is a very difficult moment. It has the issue of the Basque Country, whose government has a plan not only to gain independence, but also to form a new Basque state, uniting the Basques of Spain and France.