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Was the Republic of North Macedonia right to change its name?
The Republic of North Macedonia
was right to change its name.
It is in the interests of North Macedonia to join NATO and the European Union, neither of which would be possible without it agreeing to change its name.
The name "Macedonia" should only be the name of
, and not be coopted to construct a national identity.
The name "Macedonia" falsely implies that the country has a strong connection to the ancient Greek Macedonian kingdoms.
No country should be pressured to change its name in the way that
Greece effectively did
North Korea should not give up its nuclear weapons for its national security.
South Korea should abandon its goal of unification with North Korea
Should the EU have its own army?