ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Iraq : Transfer of Sovereignty

The hastily contrived UN resolution 1546 on Iraq speaks of a 'fully sovereign' interim government. But for the foreseeable future Iraq will have very little of what has been traditionally considered 'sovereign'. Sovereignty in the democratic age has been associated with the consent of the naturally free and equal citizens living in a country. The new Iraqi entity, however, does not have supremacy over much and is extensively dominated by external control.

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