Grasping 'The Influence of Law on Sea Power'
Naval War College Review, Vol. 62, No. 3, Summer 2009
23 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2009 Last revised: 5 May 2011
Date Written: June 20, 2009
International maritime law, through the proliferation of cooperative regimes, institutions, and rules formulated to meet the threats of maritime terrorism, piracy, and crime, is not simply responding to the needs of modern sea power but is fundamentally redefining it. The U.S. Navy has not yet caught up to the new state of affairs.
Keywords: seapower, international law, arms control, maritime security, naval, navy, maritime power, naval, expeditionary, great power, international relations
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