The Law of the Sea Convention

June 14, 2012

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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United States

In his testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, John Bellinger argues that the Law of the Sea Convention is beneficial to the United States military, especially during a time of armed conflict, because it provides clear treaty-based navigational rights for our Navy, Coast Guard, and aircraft.

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