Absolute Fiction: The Perversion of Sovereignty

Traub, James
January 2009
World Affairs;Winter2009, Vol. 171 Issue 3, p73
Academic Journal
The article discusses the ideas of intervention and national sovereignty in the wake UN Secretary General Kofi Annan's annual address in 1999. In that speech, Annan spoke of the international community's failure to address ethnic cleansing in Kosovo. Other topics include the first Geneva Convention signed in 1864 and the Peace of Westphalia signed in 1648.


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