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The Scots would fight for more than 40 years longer before winning independence — only to give it up 350 years later, when the Scottish and English parliaments in 1707 united under the crown of Queen Anne, who had been the monarch of both countries separately.
Foreign visitors in Washington this week include:
Panos Moumtzis, regional coordinator for Syrian refugees at the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. He joins a Brookings Institution panel discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Syria’s civil war.
Alexander Verkhovsky, director of the Moscow-based SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, who addresses the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on Russia’s misuse of anti-extremist laws to target dissent.
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