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NYC Event November 12: Drones and Targeted Killings

From so-called targeted killings to conducting reconnaissance on NATO's eastern flank, unmanned aerial vehicles -- or drones -- have been called the military success story of the 21st century so far.

US aircraft flying over Iraq, October 2014 (DOD).
US aircraft flying over Iraq, October 2014 (DOD).
Time: Thursday, November 12, 18:00 – 21:00

 

Location: Thomson Reuters – 3 Times Square New York, NY 10036
From so-called targeted killings to conducting reconnaissance on NATO’s eastern flank, unmanned aerial vehicles — or drones — have been called the military success story of the 21st century so far. But are they being overused? Do their activities create as many problems as they solve, particularly when it comes to the thorny legal issues around killings? PS21 calls together a uniquely well-qualified panel to discuss.
Jason Fields (Moderator): Opinion Editor, Thomson Reuters

 

Richard Barrett: Former head UN al-Qaeda/Taliban monitoring team, current Senior Vice President of the Soufan Group

 

Erik Lin-Greenberg: PS21 Global Fellow, Former US Air Force Officer and PhD candidate Columbia University

 

Naureen Shah: Director, Security With Human Rights, Amnesty International USA

 

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