For the death of one of its members cannot, I am determined, dissolve the T.C.B.S… Yes, publish….
The critical decision to dissolve the Iraqi Army in 2003 was a fact on the ground before the White House was informed.
Remember that satirical Brecht line about it being perhaps easier for the government to dissolve the people and elect a new one?
dissolve dis·solve (dĭ-zŏlv')
v. dis·solved, dis·solv·ing, dis·solves
To pass or cause to pass into a solution, as salt in water.
To become or cause to become liquid; melt.
To cause to disintegrate or become disintegrated.
The gradual blending of one scene into the next in motion pictures or television; also, a device that causes this effect (1912+)
: Dissolve to a closeup of the house
[The use of the term in Victorian magic lantern shows is attested in 1845]