Andrew Norris


Captain Norris served for 22 years as a U.S. Coast Guard attorney. Career highlights include being appointed to serve as a court-martial trial judge and as a judge on the Coast Guard Court of Criminal Appeals; serving as the staff judge advocate for the Fourteenth Coast Guard District; and serving as the Robert J. Papp Jr. Professor of Maritime Security at the U.S. Naval War College. He currently works as a maritime legal and regulatory consultant, and has also been retained to create a 5-month maritime security course for international military officers at the U.S. Naval War College.

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Troubled Waters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey’s dispatch on August 10 of the seismic research vessel Oruҫ Reis under escort of five naval vessels into disputed waters of the Eastern Mediterranean is the latest salvo in the legal and rhetorical battle being waged in the region’s waters, with hydrocarbon extraction rights as the ultimate prize.  After a brief discussion of the actual deployment of…

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