Speakers: Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative
Steven A. Cook, HasibSabbagh Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies
Presider: Bernard Gwertzman, Consulting Editor, CFR.org
June 14, 2012
Special operations play a critical role in how the United States confronts irregular threats, but to have long-term strategic impact, the author argues, numerous shortfalls must be addressed.
The author analyzes the potentially serious consequences, both at home and abroad, of a lightly overseen drone program and makes recommendations for improving its governance.
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