So far we have considered the growing role of international bodies in organizing world communications. But public authorities have to fulfil another function—the administration of those areas of no man’s land in which no effective local power exists. There are three main areas of this kind: space, the sea-bed, and the Antarctic. In each of these, some form of international control has begun to evolve to prevent national competition leading to a state of anarchy.
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