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2016 Update of global sovereignty issues:●There are 194 sovereign states in the world○2002- east timor○2006- montenegro (used to be part of serbia but they went their separate wayspeacefully)○2011- south sudan●In The UN, there is a 193 active state members, but there are two permanent observers○Vatican city and palestine●There are 16 other entities in the UN that have somewhat representation but are muchmore nebulous in their status○Amcazia, south ossetia, cook islands, kosovo, taiwan, etc●Sept 18th, 2014: Scotland had a referendum for independence.○The referendum was should they leave UK or stay?○Largest voting turnout●Brexit: british exit from european union○In june, 51% of britons voted to leave and 48% voted to stay○The vote wasn’t equal all across great brit, namely scotland■Most people in scotland voted to stay in european union.●catalonia: a part of spain in the northeastern quadrant, has barcelona in it. They feel they
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Crimean Peninsula,global sovereignty issues,2011- south sudan