Ed Feulner

“The Obama administration has promoted the Law of the Sea treaty and seems to have bought into the false nobility of global governance,” former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said. “Why should the American people support leaders who put American interests on an equal footing with foreign interests? Aren’t they elected to represent ‘we the people’, not we are the world?”

So if we reject LOST, are we truly outside the “family of nations”? It’s true that more than 160 nations have chosen to ratify LOST. But the United States is hardly alone. “More than 30 other nations -- including Colombia, Israel, Peru and Turkey -- have chosen not to ratify the convention,” writes The Heritage Foundation’s Steve Groves, an expert on LOST. “The nations that have joined LOST cannot prevent the United States or any other nation from mining the seabed, any more than they can prevent the U.S. from exercising the freedom of navigation and overflight, the freedom of fishing, or any other high seas freedom.”


Ed Feulner

Dr. Edwin Feulner is Founder of The Heritage Foundation, a Townhall.com Gold Partner, and co-author of Getting America Right: The True Conservative Values Our Nation Needs Today .
 
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