In virtually every other European country, the fight against terrorism involves greater centralization of power, people and money. (…) But Belgium, in thrall to its linguistic politics, is moving in the opposite direction. Almost every general election and subsequent negotiation of a coalition federal government brings another round of devolving powers to its regions, ranging now to the most banal of subjects — such as, to cite a recent example, the recognition of foreigners’ professional qualifications.
Geschreven door Alex Nabaum. Gelezen bij Politico