Analyzing the Drone Debates: Targeted Killing, Remote Warfare, and Military Technology

Analyzing the Drone Debates: Targeted Killing, Remote Warfare, and Military Technology

By: James DeShaw Rae (author), John Crist (author)Hardback

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The book examines principal arguments for and against the use of unmanned aerial vehicles for surveillance and 'targeted killing.' Addressing both sides of the argument with clear and cogent details, the book provides a thorough introduction to ongoing debate about the future of warfare and its ethical implications.

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About Author

James DeShaw Rae is Associate Professor of Government at California State University, Sacramento, USA. He received his PhD in Political Science at the University of Hawai'i. He is the author of Peacebuilding and Transitional Justice in East Timor.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. National Security and the Efficacy of Drone Warfare 3. Targeted Killing and the Legality of Drone Warfare 4. Remote Killing and the Ethics of Drone Warfare 5. Public Policy, Privacy, and Drone Technology 6. Conclusion

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/03/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781137393074
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 157
  • ID: 9781137393074
  • weight: 352
  • ISBN10: 1137393076

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