John Yoo Agrees With TrueBlue!

But those interested in national sovereignty were a bit more concerned about the rules of navigation, where it is really the power of the U.S. Navy, rather than parchment barriers, that keep the sea lanes open to all. Conservatives also opposed the treaty’s creation of a new international bureaucracy that would give out property rights to the seabed, collect taxes, and redistribute income (and technology) to poorer countries. It was a welfare state for the oceans. In my recent book, Taming Globalization, I warn of the ways that the rise of global governance schemes such as the Law of the Sea will conflict with the demands of national sovereignty as expressed in our Constitution.

via Law of the Sea Treaty’s Defeat a Victory for American National Sovereignty –


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