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College, having specially in view matters which are likely to be advanced at the next Hague conference, as those upon which doctrine is developing and opinion is divergent.

W. L. RODGERS,
Captain, United States Navy,

President Naval War College.

UNITED STATES NAVAL WAR COLLEGE,

Newport, R. I., August 9, 1912.

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SITUATION II:-Air craft in war (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f).

56

Solutions (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f)...

56

Notes:

Early recognition of military value of balloons....

57

Hague conventions......

58

Changed conditions since 1907.

59

Position of France, 1907...

60

Aerial navigation conferences.

62

Opinion of Dr. Hazeltine..

62

French opinion in 1910.

64

National regulations..

68

Jurisdiction in subjacent state..

69

Von Bar’s proposition, 1911...

72

Project before the Institute of International Law.

73

Action of institute, 1911...

73

Opinion of Fauchille...

74

Opinions on use of aerial space.

75

Russian regulations, 1904....

76

Japanese regulations, 1904.

76

Application of principles to blockade..

77

The case of the Atalanta...

77

Jurisdiction in air space..

79

Private rights in air space..

81

Attitude of the United States....

83

Belligerent air craft in neutral territory.

85

Review of situation II (a).

87

Solution II (a).....

88

Firing into neutral territory.

88

Solution II (6).......

88

Jurisdiction over neutral air craft

88

Opinion of Fauchille on area...

89

Solution II (c)..

90

Résumé II (d).

90

Solution II (d), (e), (f)....

91

Solution II (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), (f).

91

SITUATION III.-Cuba neutral.....

93

Solution....

93

Notes:

Acquisition of jurisdiction.

93

Degree of protection....

94

Congo lease...

94

Establishing coaling stations..

96

United States, coaling and naval stations.

98

Relations of Cuba to the United States, in consequence

of Spanish-American War.....

99

Relations of the United States and Cuba, by conven-

tional agreements.....

100

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