Divided Belgium?

You may have read in the news that Belgium, where I lived last year, is undergoing a serious government crisis that is making people think about its survival as a single political entity. I have to say I am rather saddened by this development, but not necessarily suprised.
For starters, the cultural differences between Flemings and Walloons are not only about language, and there is deep historical resentment as well.
Furthermore, Belgians have traditionally had a very weak nationalism. As one of my teachers once said, Belgium is an idea. Since for many other peoples their country is a feeling I truly wonder what will Belgians feel if their country ceases to be.
And the quintessential question, that has been debated over and over again in numerous cafes gains more relevance. Suppose Flanders and Wallonia do split. What about Brussels?

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