Accession Number : ADA329162
Title : Limits of Coast Guard Authority to Board Foreign Flag Vessels on the High Seas,
Descriptive Note : Final rept.,
Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI
Personal Author(s) : Canty, Rachel
PDF Url : ADA329162
Report Date : 29 APR 1997
Pagination or Media Count : 19
Abstract : The essay addresses the authority of the U.S. Coast Guard to board foreign flag vessels on the high seas when the vessel is suspected of violating a U.S. law that applies extraterritorially. The essay discusses international law constraints, including freedom of navigation concerns, on the Coast Guard's domestic authority, as well as policy implications of such actions.
Descriptors : *LAW ENFORCEMENT, *INTERNATIONAL LAW, *COAST GUARD OPERATIONS, *COAST GUARD, MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), NAVAL VESSELS, NAVIGATION, MILITARY PLANNING.
Subject Categories : Sociology and Law
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE