1. Diminishing Freedom in Littoral Seas

James Kraska

in Maritime Power and the Law of the Sea

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199773381
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199895298 | DOI:
1. Diminishing Freedom in Littoral Seas

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This chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to examine the law and strategy surrounding the concept of freedom of the seas in the littoral regions of the world—specifically, freedom of navigation and overflight in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ), and the impact of the EEZ on expeditionary and amphibious naval operations. It then discusses approaches to analyzing excessive maritime claims and the political economy of excessive maritime claims.

Keywords: littoral regions; exclusive economic zones; EEZs; freedom of the seas; maritime claims

Chapter.  12029 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public International Law

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