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Asymmetric Warfare: The Strait of Hormuz and Future Crises

JURIST - Forum, July 17, 2012

4 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2012 Last revised: 19 Jul 2012

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College

Date Written: July 17, 2012

Abstract

JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of the Ave Maria School of Law says that the recent confrontation between a US warship and a foreign vessel in the Strait of Hormuz is the most recent in a history of incidents where time-tested tactics have shaped the economic and political security of the Gulf region.

Keywords: Iran, US, cyberspace, cyberwar, asymmetric warfare, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, Law of the Sea, LOS, UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, UNCLOS, Rules of Engagement, ROE

JEL Classification: H56, N15, N17

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., Asymmetric Warfare: The Strait of Hormuz and Future Crises (July 17, 2012). JURIST - Forum, July 17, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2111713

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