The treaty and customary law of the sea 33 consequently it is not unlikely that these regional organizations will show a growing ininterest and involvement marine affairs and attempt to have an increasing influence on law of the sea issues. Since treaty provisions can become customary law the us cannot watch from the sidelines while precedents are established that will affect american interests ratifying unclos would bolster american moral authority and legitimacy on international maritime issues at an important time. The bush administration has renewed its 2004 request that the senate ratify the united nations convention on the law of the sea unclos while unclos contains provisions that would be marginally . The united nations convention on the law of the sea unclos also called the law of the sea convention or the law of the sea treaty is the international agreement that resulted from the third united nations conference on the law of the sea unclos iii which took place between 1973 and 1982. The case for us ratification of the law of the sea treaty is straightforward the treaty protects our national security by improving access and transit rights for our ships aircraft and submarines the law of the sea treaty facilitates timely movement of us forces throughout the world
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