A US Coast Guard crew based in Boston seized more than 1,360 pounds of cocaine – with an estimated street value of more than $20 million – from a sailboat 460 miles east of Cape Cod, authorities said.
I'm old enough to remember when President Reagan sent military ships to the Libya's Gulf of Sidra to remind people that territorial waters only extend 12 miles off shore and that a claim that one's domestic laws applied 62 miles off shore was evil madness.
I'm hardly an international law expert, but I guess if the boat was American owned, or was headed to the United States, or it was crewed by Americans, this is legal?
the 49-foot vessel's listed port of call was Montreal
Two people were arrested. Hicham Ramzi Nahra, 27, of Canada, and Benjamin Celma-Sedo, 49, of Spain
Further research shows that
(b) Just like Qaddafi, President Clinton unilaterally asserted control over coastal waters via a Presidential Proclamation.
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