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Sovereignty on Trial
Since the end of World War II, international institutions like the United Nations have played a growing role on the world stage. Today, controversial new entities like the World Trade Organization and the International Criminal Court are raising questions about where national laws end and international law begins. The debate surrounding global governance rests on the concept of sovereignty. Where should America draw the line? How should we participate in the world community without giving up the right to act in our own best interests?
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Former senior advisor in the U.S. State Department and Director of the Freedom Investment Project, a Washington based human rights organization
Senior Legal Research Fellow with the Center for Legal & Judicial Studies at the Heritage Foundation
Originally Aired: 12/11/2003
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