Ethics of Drone Warfare

Scholars talked about the ethics of drone warfare. The program began with an exchange between Vickie Langohr and Avery Plaw on the… read more

Scholars talked about the ethics of drone warfare. The program began with an exchange between Vickie Langohr and Avery Plaw on the definition of drones and the history of their use. Afterward, each panelist presented his perspective on the use of drones, with Avery Plaw defending their use, David Cole criticizing the Obama administration for using them, and Gregory Johnsen arguing that drone casualties were driving Yemeni people towards al-Qaeda. They also answered questions from audience members. close

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  • Langohr, Vickie Director College of the Holy Cross->Peace and Conflict Studies Program
  • Plaw, Avery Co-Creator University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth->Political Science
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Ethics of Drone Warfare

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Program ID:
311475-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2013
Last Aired:
May 15, 2013

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  • Apr 29, 2013 | 8:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 29, 2013 | 2:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 30, 2013 | 12:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 30, 2013 | 6:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 15, 2013 | 12:24am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2013 | 6:28am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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