>I recall that quote well, but... I mean, how do you get people to
>agree to that?
>I have trouble seeing the same EA that was happy
>to pass the Psi Act also signing the Accords if they weren't going to
>have input or oversight into the IPO.
Wasn't the same EA; almost twenty years earlier. Nobody involved in the ratification process still in office by 2406, when, you'll notice, the Clark administration withdrew the Alliance from the arrangement.
>Oh, I don't think he can completely defund them. But assuming the IPO
>is funded by streams coming from multiple sources (again, like
>Interpol) it would probably inconvenience them a bit if the Federation
I got nothin' for you here. You know one of the few things that interest me less than politics? Economics, particularly on a large scale.
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