Aerial Piracy and International Terrorism: The Illegal Diversion of Aircraft and International Law

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M. Nijhoff, 1987 - Law - 244 pages
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This is essentially a collection of essays that detail progress in attempts to develop an international convention against aerial piracy, more familiarly known as hijacking. The push for the ... Read full review

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Edward (Ted) McWhinney, a graduate of Yale University, has held professorships at the Sorbonne, Heidelberg, Madrid, Toronto, McGill, Indiana and, most recently, Simon Fraser University. The author of more than 40 books and several hundred articles, he has been an adviser and consultant to the United Nations, the Government of Canada and a number of foreign states. Throughout the 1990s he served two full terms as Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary before deciding not to stand for re-election. He now continues his work as legal counsel, governmental adviser, teacher and writer from his home base in Vancouver, BC.

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