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
Date Written: July 17, 2012
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
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