The Law Adrift

The age-old scourge of piracy has come back to haunt us off the waters of Somalia. Our troubles in dealing decisively with the problem are largely of our own making.

Appeared in: Volume 4, Number 4 | Published on: March 1, 2009
Ruth Wedgwood is Burling Professor of International Law at Johns Hopkins University, and a member of the Hoover Institution task force for law and national security.
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