Terrorism in the Sky: Loopholes in the Law

  • Eugene Sochor


Global strategies to counter terrorist attacks against civil aviation include security measures and a legal framework to ensure that offenders are arrested and severely punished. The four legal instruments drafted specifically to cover all aspects of unlawful interference with civil aviation were predicated on the assumption that most states would ratify these accords and that they would faithfully abide by their provisions. The first assumption proved correct, the second not quite.


Civil Aviation Hague Convention International Terrorism Aviation Security Chicago Convention 
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