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The Last King of Spain: King Juan Carlos Hands Over to Prince Felipe

Juan Carlos, in his final act as king, has signed his own abdication. We ask our panel how a king who stood by Spain's democracy in its early days came to outlive his welcome. Meanwhile, are calls for the abolition of the monarchy simply a backlash against a string of personal scandals inside the royal household? Or, rather, a sign that crowned heads are no longer convincing as the glue that can hold a nation together?

By François PICARD

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Eduard SALSAS

Associate, Squire Patton Boggs Law Firm

Pablo Ascensio GUILLEN

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Pierre ROUSSELIN

Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Le Figaro

Jose VASQUEZ

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