Targeted Assassinations in the War Against Al Qaeda

Targeted Assassinations in the War Against Al Qaeda

The Obama administration has accelerated the use of drones for targeted assassinations in the war against Al Qaeda. Moral and legal issues surrounding the use of lethal covert action.

The Obama administration has accelerated the use of drones for targeted assassinations in the war against Al Qaeda. Moral and legal issues surrounding the use of lethal covert action.

Guests

James Kitfield

senior correspondent, "National Journal" magazine.

Hina Shamsi

Senior Advisor to the Project on Extrajudicial Executions at NYU School of Law and a Lecturer-in-Law on international human rights at Columbia Law School

Paul Pillar

director, graduate studies at the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University and a former CIA National Intelligence officer

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