Deriving a Campaign Plan for the Global Commons

  title={Deriving a Campaign Plan for the Global Commons},
  author={Demetri C Capetanopoulos},
Abstract : U.S. National Security Strategy identifies the Global Commons as shared sea, air, and space domains which exist outside of exclusive national jurisdiction. Cyberspace, as yet a nascent domain, may be evolving into a new Global Commons as it acquires the five distinguishing characteristics such domains share. The international regimes created by treaties are voluntary affairs and states accept their constraints primarily to preserve their future interests when they lack the capability… Expand

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