In search of theoretical justification for air defence identification zones

  title={In search of theoretical justification for air defence identification zones},
  author={Ruwantissa I. R. Abeyratne},
  journal={Journal of Transportation Security},
  • R. Abeyratne
  • Published 1 March 2012
  • Law
  • Journal of Transportation Security
This article is published at a time when the world commemorates the 10th anniversary of the events of 11 September 2001, where civilian commercial aircraft were used as weapons of mass destruction. Some are of the view that Air Defence Identification Zones (ADIZ) gained prominence as a tool with which a State could control and be prepared for aircraft approaching their territory. This article discusses the role of ADIZ as a necessary precaution and addresses theoretical principles at… 
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