Autonomous Region across Borders

Autonomous Region across Borders

One of the enduring legacies of the colonial age is messy borders. Borders drawn by individuals that rarely had any insights into the culture, history and ground realities.

Couple interesting articles to ponder on:

A technical solution to messy borders will be tremendously beneficial to developing countries in Asia and Africa. Designing an Autonomous Region for a geographical area that spans two (or more) nation states is an idea worth considering. The rules:
a) Sovereign borders stay the same
b) Defense and Foreign Policy is handled by the respective nation state
c) All other systems and governance are dictated by residents


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