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Today on Your Call: Is There A Right Way To Use Military Drones?



The Obama Administration’s expanded use of drones in countries like Pakistan,Yemen, and Somalia has drawn international criticism – but it’s also more popular with Americans than other ways of waging war. What are the legal, moral, and strategic implications of using drones to kill your enemies? Is it time to change the drone assassination program?Or end it?  It’s Your Call, with Holly Kernan, and you.


Alice Ross , a reporter at UK based The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

Naureen Shah,a lecturer in law at Columbia Law School and the associate director of the school's Counterterrorism and Human Rights Project

John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies

Web Resources:

Covert Drone War: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism

US Today: President Obama's dangerous drone

Columbia University: The Civilian Impact of Drone Strikes:Unexamined Costs, Unanswered Questions

Mother Jones: Reining in the Drone War