Tag: drone strikes

To strike or not to strike?

Supporters of the administration’s targeted killing policy often point out that armed drones are far more precise than other means of air warfare. In a particularly weak defense of the policy, Amitai Etzioni writes: Most important, critics often conflate two distinct issues: Should we kill terrorists that cannot […]

The fog around drones casualties

An impressive new interactive infographic provides a striking example of how much the drone war in Pakistan has escalated during the Obama administration. It also highlights the lack of clarity around just who is killed by this barrage of drone strikes. The creator Wesley Grubbs talked to Popular […]