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February 2013

February 2013

Reforming U.S. Drone Strike Policies

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In this new Council Special Report, CFR's Micah Zenko describes the potentially serious ramifications, both at home and abroad, of the U.S. drone program. Concerned about how drones could be used in the future by both allies and adversaries, Zenko offers policy recommendations for Washington.


Spotlight on Satpal Singh

In addition to his position as professor at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Satpal Singh serves as the chairperson of the World Sikh Council–America Region. Dr. Singh speaks on Sikh philosophy and the Sikh way of life, and participates in interfaith dialogues on diversity, religion, and peace. He is a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post and the recent recipient of the Meyerson Award for Distinguished Teaching and Mentoring. To view his writings, click here>>



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