Cargoes of Doom: National and Multilateral Strategies to Combat the Illicit Transport of Weapons of Mass Destruction by Sea

THE OCEANS IN THE NUCLEAR AGE: LEGACIES AND RISKS, pp. 295-335, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010

50 Pages Posted: 22 Dec 2006 Last revised: 21 Apr 2014

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Craig H. Allen

University of Washington - School of Law; UW Arctic Law and Policy Institute

Date Written: October 25, 2006

Abstract

This article provides an overview of the security strategies of the United States that are relevant to an analysis of the legal and policy issues surrounding efforts to prevent or disrupt the illicit transport of weapons of mass destruction by sea. They include the National Security Strategy of the United States, National Strategy to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction, National Strategy for Combating Terrorism, National Strategy for Maritime Security, National Strategy for Homeland Security and the Maritime Strategy for Homeland Security and Defense.

Keywords: weapons of mass destruction, security council, interdiction, maritime transport, national security, strategy, maritime security

JEL Classification: H56, K33

Suggested Citation

Allen, Craig H., Cargoes of Doom: National and Multilateral Strategies to Combat the Illicit Transport of Weapons of Mass Destruction by Sea (October 25, 2006). THE OCEANS IN THE NUCLEAR AGE: LEGACIES AND RISKS, pp. 295-335, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=940040

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