Known and Unknowns: President Obama’s Lethal Drone Doctrine

Note de la FRS n°07/2013
Jaclyn Tandler, April 4, 2013

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Under President Barack Obama, the use of armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Pakistan and Yemen has become an increasingly important tool in America’s war against al-Qaida and its associated forces. While much remains unknown, members of the Obama administration have answered some of the major questions about the legality, ethics, efficacy, and decisionmaking behind the CIA’s covert drone strikes.

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