Law of the Sea Convention is Essential to U.S. Naval Power

McNeill, Sheila M.
May 2004
Sea Power;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p3
Discusses the importance of the Law of the Sea Convention that must be ratified by the U.S. Congress to maintain the country's role in shaping global rule and policies that affect the freedom of navigation and maritime mobility. Convention's codification of access and transit rights for ships; Guarantees under the convention.


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