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Are we not using the term "Sovereignty" in an all to absolute way? No country, with the possible exception of the USA in a unipolar world is absolutely sovereign, and even the USA feels constrained to construct "alliances" through which it conducts many of its affairs - with all the compromises that can entail...  Yes there is a debate in US foreign policy circles about the merits/requirements for unilateral or multi-lateral action in various situations. But generally the USA seeks the later and countries which fail to achieve significant multi-lateral support generally fail in achieving their objectives and optimizing their national interests.

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Thu Feb 12th, 2015 at 03:02:01 PM EST
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