7:41am

Wed December 5, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: Is There A Right Way To Use Military Drones?

 


  


The Obama Administration’s expanded use of drones in countries like Pakistan,Yemen, and Somalia has drawn international criticism – but it’s also more popular with Americans than other ways of waging war. What are the legal, moral, and strategic implications of using drones to kill your enemies? Is it time to change the drone assassination program?Or end it?  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.


Guests:


Alice Ross , a reporter at UK based The Bureau of Investigative Journalism


Naureen Shah,a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School and the associate director of the school's Counterterrorism and Human Rights Project


John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies


Web Resources:


Covert Drone War: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism


US Today: President Obama's dangerous drone


Columbia University: The Civilian Impact of Drone Strikes:Unexamined Costs, Unanswered Questions


Mother Jones: Reining in the Drone War

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