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Jessica Matthews
President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, founding vice president and director of research of the World Resources Institute, editorial board member of The Washington Post, deputy in 1993 to the Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs.

Sovereignty does not relate to borders.

“[O]ur accepted definition of the limits of national sovereignty as coinciding with national borders is obsolete.”

Source: Environmental Overkill, by Dixy Lee Ray with Lou Guzzo, 1993, page 11.
Hardcopy: Copy of page 11 from Environmental Overkill.
Where: Writing in Foreign Affairs, a magazine published by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR).
When: Spring 1989.
Contributor: AIM.

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