The Scotland on Sunday cartoon: Coming to America

The United States would not try to stand in the way of Scotland leaving the UK after a Yes vote in the referendum, Alex Salmond has claimed on a trip to America.

Illustration: Brian Adcock

The First Minister is visiting New York for Scotland Week and has said that the Obama administration could use the “reasonably orderly” debate in Britain about Scotland’s future as an example to other countries facing constitutional crises

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