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A U.N. resolution on Iraq calls for the transfer of sovereignty from U.S. authority as soon as conditions permit. NPR's Lynn Neary leads a discussion on how the concept of sovereignty has changed over time. What does it mean in today's global environment, and who decides when Iraq is ready?


Hurst Hannum
*Professor of international law at the Fletcher School at Tufts University

John L. Esposito
*Professor of religion & international affairs at Georgetown University



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