Friday, November 29, 2013

Everything You Wanted To Know About Drone Warfare But Were Afraid To Ask!

They begin by discussing what are drones and the history of their use. Avery Plaw defends their use. David Cole criticizes the Obama administration for using them. Gregory Johnsen claims that drone casualties were driving Yemeni people towards al-Qaeda. Vickie Langohr moderates.

David D. Cole teaches constitutional law, national security, and criminal justice at Georgetown University Law Center.

Gregory Johnsen is a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen and a PhD candidate at Princeton University. Gregory is a frequent guest on NPR, he has contributed essays to the New York Times. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Vickie Langohr with a sign
Vickie Langohr is the Director of College of the Holy Cross, Peace and Conflict Studies Program and teaches political science in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Avery Plaw is a professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Avery specializes in political theory and international relations, with a focus on strategic studies.
Source: C-Span: Ethics of Drone Warfare

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