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Friday, April 23, 2004

Defining Sovereignty 

The New York Times > Washington > Politics: White House Says Iraq Sovereignty Could Be Limited
The Bush administration's plans for a new caretaker government in Iraq would place severe limits on its sovereignty, including only partial command over its armed forces and no authority to enact new laws, administration officials said Thursday.
Here's what sovereignty means:

1: government free from external control 2: royal authority; the dominion of a monarch
Well, the kind of sovereignty we are talking about "turning over" to Iraq clearly does not fit the first definition, now does it?

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