Drone Strike Blowback

17 Pages Posted: 14 May 2014

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John Bernard Quigley

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

Date Written: May 13, 2014


The Obama Administration's practice of targeted killings by remotely controlled aircraft (drones) carries costs that outweigh benefits. The resentment engendered by drone strikes results in escalation, rather than a diminution of acts of violence against American interests.

Keywords: terrorism aggression

JEL Classification: K33

Suggested Citation

Quigley, John Bernard, Drone Strike Blowback (May 13, 2014). Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 252, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2436398 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2436398

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