Terrorism: Commentary On Security Documents Volume 113

Hardcover | April 19, 2011

byDouglas Lovelace, Kristen Boon, Aziz Huq

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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.

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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...

Douglas Lovelace is the Director of the Strategic Studies Institute at the US Army War College. Earlier in his military career, he worked on national security directives. He holds an MBA degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a JD from Widener School of Law. Kristen E. Boon is Director of International Programs at Seton ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:504 pages, 7.28 × 10 × 1.3 inPublished:April 19, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Volume 113Piracy and International Maritime SecurityDocumentsIntroductionA. International Treaties: Definitions of Piracy under International LawCommentary by Kristen Boon: 1. 1932 Draft Convention on Piracy2. Report of the International Law Commission on the Work of its Eighth Session, Official Records of the General Assembly, Eleventh Session, Supplement No. 9 (Document A/CN.4/104), July 4, 19563. Geneva Convention on the High Seas, April 29, 19584. United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Articles 101-111, 19825. Convention for the Suppression of Unlawful Acts of Violence against the Safety of Maritime Navigation, 1988B. Enforcement: International Jurisdiction Over the Crime of PiracyCommentary by Kristen Boon: 6. Exchange of Letters between the European Union and Kenya, March 20097. Exchange of Letters between the European Union and the Republic of the Seychelles, February 2009C. United Nations Security Council's Response to Piracy Off the Coast of SomaliaCommentary by Kristen Boon: 8. U.N. Security Council Resolution 1816 (Renewed by 1846, 1897), June 2, 20089. U.N. Security Council Resolution 1838, October 7, 200810. U.N. Security Council Resolution 1851, December 16, 200811. U.N. Security Council Resolution 1897, November 30, 2009 U.N. Security Council Resolution 1918, April 27, 2010D. Response to Piracy by the International Maritime OrganizationCommentary by Kristen Boon: 13. I.M.O. Circular 1333, Recommendations to Governments for Preventing and Suppressing Piracy, June 26, 200914. I.M.O. Circular 1334, Guidance to Shipowners and Ship Operators, Shipmasters and Crews on Preventing and Suppressing Acts of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships, June 23, 200915. I.M.O. Resolution A.922(22), Code of Practice for the Investigation of the Crimes of Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships, January 22, 200216. I.M.O. Resolution 979, Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Waters Off the Coast of Somalia, February 6, 200617. I.M.O. Resolution 1002, Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Waters Off the Coast of Somalia, December 6, 2007E. Regional Responses to Piracy18. Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia, 200419. Djibouti Code of Conduct, 2009F. International Case Law On The Use Of Force in Apprehending Pirates20. The Red Crusader, March 23, 196221. M/V "Saiga" (No. 2) Case, July 1, 1999G. National Piracy Legislation and Cases22. U.S. Code: Sections 1651, 2280, 323823. U.S. v. Shi, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 200724. U.S. v. Muse, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 200925. U.K. Piracy Law26. Canadian Piracy Law27. Australian Piracy Law28. Kenyan Merchant Shipping Act, 2009