War of the Words over Law of Sea Treaty
Hodge, Hope, Human Events
As debate over the Law of the Sea Treaty burns hot, some protest an organization's "Qrwellian," questionable use of terminology to attract supporters. At issue: American sovereignty and what it means.
Just as the Law of the Sea Treaty became a hot topic of policy debate this spring, a new entity emerged to throw its weight behind the treaty. The American Sovereignty Campaign, a coalition launched May 9 at a forum hosted by the Pew Charitable Trust and the Atlantic Council, took out web and print ads in publications across the political spectrum and went to work publishing opinion editorials in newspapers from Sarasota to Toledo.
The campaign's message was clear: ratify the …
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Publication information: Article title: War of the Words over Law of Sea Treaty. Contributors: Hodge, Hope - Author. Magazine title: Human Events. Volume: 68. Issue: 21 Publication date: June 11, 2012. Page number: 12. © Human Events Publishing, Inc. Feb 16, 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.