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Published: 03 February 2014

400 Pages | 12 illustrations

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780199351046

Bookseller Code (06)


The Drone Wars of the 21st Century: Costs and Benefits

Douglas Lovelace, Jr. and Kristen Boon

Terrorism: Commentary on Security Documents

  • Examines the complex ethical, legal, and strategic issues raised by the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, in lieu of more conventional military capabilities
  • Evaluates the U.S. legal position defending the use of drone technology within the sovereign territory and airspace of other countries
  • Considers the impact of drone warfare on diplomatic relations with countries in which drone strikes have occurred
  • Analyzes the issue of proliferation of drone technology, and the use of export controls and diplomatic efforts to limit such proliferation