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All I have is a bunch of questions.  The talking heads on BBC and CNN have been batting around words like "defeated" and "broken" to describe why ETA would take this step.

What I would like someone who knows more about Spanish and Basque politics to tell me is:  Is ETA really broken and defeated?  Or is there another reason for this extraordinary move?  Will it last?  How much credit should Zapatero get?  What will and/or should ETA do next?  What will and/or should the Spanish government do next?  What will and/or should the EU and other multilateral bodies, or other European countries, do?

Thanks in advance to anyone who tries to shed some light.

by the stormy present (stormypresent aaaaaaat gmail etc) on Wed Mar 22nd, 2006 at 11:05:35 AM EST

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