Volume 113 of Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents, Piracy and International Maritime Security provides key international materials on piracy. International treaties, such as the Draft Convention on Piracy, the Geneva Convention on the High Seas, and the United Nations Convention onthe Law of the Sea are provided, which help to define piracy under international law. This volume also contains documents that discuss international jurisdiction over the crime of piracy and its enforcement. Piracy is one of the few international crimes subject to universal jurisdiction, which givesall states the right but not the duty to prosecute. International case law on the use of force in apprehending pirates is provided, along with national piracy legislation and cases.