Ethical, Strategic & Legal Implications of Drone Warfare

Author: Kristi Flaherty

Peace Policy March 2013

The Kroc Institute assembled some of the world's leading experts on counterterrorism strategy, ethics and the use of force, international law, and civil and human rights for a conference in Chicago (March 19-21) on drone warfare.

In this special issue of Peace Policy, conference organizer David Cortright, director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute, reports highlights of the dialogue that took place among both supporters and critics of the U.S. drone program, with an eye toward establishing greater international consensus on ethical and legal standards for the use of drone weapons. Read »

Posts by David Cortright in the March 2013 issue of Peace Policy:

A Conference to Assess Drone Warfare. Read »

Moral & Legal Challenges of Drone Warfare. Read »

Counterterrorism Strategy & Drone Warfare. Read »

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