Title

Lethal Use of Drones: When the Executive Is the Judge, Jury, and Executioner

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Summer 2018

Publication Title

The Independent Review

Keywords

drone, counterterrorism, military, executive branch

Abstract

The covert status of counterterrorism and military campaigns makes a thorough assessment of the U.S. government’s use of unmanned aerial vehicles impossible. The lack of effective oversight, along with unchecked power concentrated in the executive branch, threaten human rights and individual freedoms at home and abroad.

Volume

23

Issue

1

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