Stakeholder Control: Put People in Charge of Government Boundaries, Not Elite-Dominated United Nations

Taminad Crittenden
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4 min readJan 22

Who actually determines the international boundaries between countries? At the current time, who actually has “authority” over whether some people in a particular area of a country may break off to form their own country or join a different country? Tom Cooper reflects what is probably a common (and I argue in this article incorrect) assumption that the United Nations is the international boundary authority.