November 24th, 2007 at 10:29 am by David Farrar

I’ve never quite understood why Belgium is a country. And it seems many Belgians are saying the same, with a real move in some parts to split between the Dutch speaking North and French speaking South.

They have been unable to agree on a Government since elections in June.  And even the PM designate has called Belgium an accident of history.

Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union have all dissolved into their constituent parts.  Will Belgium be next?

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