The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea: The Risks Outweigh the Benefits

Publication Date: May 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Edwin III Meese; Baker Spring; Brett D. Schaefer

Research Area: International relations; Law and ethics

Keywords: International organizations; United Nations; Law of the Sea

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


Nothing has occurred since 2004 that should lead the Senate to reverse its earlier decision to decline to take up the treaty.