TITLE

TAMING THE OUTLAW SEA

AUTHOR(S)
Stavridis, James G.; LeBron, Richard E.
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Naval War College Review;Autumn2010, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p73
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses modern piracy and the danger it poses to stable international commercial shipping. The author mainly focuses on Somali piracy and the social conditions in Somalia that have led to it. A history of piracy in the ancient and medieval worlds is presented, along with statistics related to the economic implications of ship hijackings. The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Seas (UNCLOS) is discussed. The author details cooperative international efforts to combat piracy off the Horn of Africa.
ACCESSION #
54563199

 

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