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In San Sebastián (where condos dot the beach), a real-estate boom reflects a region betting on long-term stability. (Christopher Anderson)

Peace at Last?

Home to glittering beaches, robust wines, piquant foods and Bilbao's sparkling new Guggenheim Museum, the Basque Country of northern Spain has been riven by separatist violence for decades. Though political tensions linger, terrorists agreed to a cease-fire this past March. Will it mean peace at last?

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Writer Joshua Hammer lives in Berlin. Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson is based in New York City.

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Joshua Hammer is a foreign freelance correspondent and frequent contributor to Smithsonian magazine.

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