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The same way laws not involving international transportation are maintained. Through police investigations and a justice system that punishes criminals. The underlying idea of the Schengen Agreement is that a huge majority of international travel is entirely legitimate. This is especially true in the Schengen Area, where almost every person legally allowed ...


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It's a mixture of different systems depending on the context. Exit Deal The UK and EU must each nominate 10 legal experts to form the ‘pool’ of potential panellists. They must jointly nominate five legal experts to serve as potential chairs. When a dispute arises, the UK and EU each select two panellists from the pool. Those four panellists then elect a ...


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Actually this is two different questions. First, how do different prices still exist? Simply because for most people it is not economic to drive 100km to go shopping, although that really depends. I live in Germany right at the Swiss border (they are not in the EU but in the Schengen area as well) and the Swiss guys drive quite a lot to go shopping because ...


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Doubt it. China never traditionally bought much weaponry from the Europe/USA so it is very hard to see what important systems a 1989 embargo would have stopped being sold. China has had several weapon procurement phases since 1949: Soviet-supplied. This ran all the way up to the China-USSR skirmishes in the late 60s. (bad Russia relations): Indigenous ...


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maintain their different laws regarding customs regulation Things get a bit complicated for non-EU Schengen members (Switzerland and Norway) but for EU members the idea is that there aren't any customs regulations to think of with a few minor exceptions. All goods can be transported anywhere at any time, with zero taxation at the border. That's the idea ...


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What is the timeframe of the question? Today China has a large and capable military. A generation ago it was even larger, but much less capable. Basically, they were forced to catch up on their own, which can be a mixed blessing. The RAND Corporation, an American think tank, has produced this report to show how far China has managed to narrow the gap. China ...


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