• Manila paddles harder in the South China Sea

    MANILA – At the recently concluded UN General Assembly in New York, Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario made an emphatic speech to rally global support for his country’s rule […]

  • UNCLOS Opposition Questioned

    Former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage has said that the United States should sign the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) Opposition to Law of Sea Questioned By […]

  • Outlaw of the Sea

    A group of 34 US Senators is now on record promising to vote against UNCLOS, a number which is enough to make getting the two-thirds majority necessary for ratification impossible. […]

  • St. Anthony – Enrica Lexie Case

    The Enrica Lexie is Italian flagged thus, in accordance with the U.N. Convention of Law of Seas (UNCLOS), Italy should try the two marines. However, India’s position is that under […]

  • Prosecuting Suspected Pirates

    The following notes to assist readers in understanding the difficulties faced by EU NAVFOR in the fight against piracy: Once suspected pirates are detained, and as EU NAVFOR has no […]