Douglas Dillon Fellow
Conflict prevention; U.S. national security policy; military planning and operations; nuclear weapons policy
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New York, New York 10065
CFR Douglas Dillon Fellow in the Center for Preventive Action.
President Obama says he is free to use drones to attack senior members of al Qaeda who are planning to attack the United States. So far drones may have killed as many as 4,700 people, including American citizens. What, if any, limitations should be placed on the president in using drones to target and kill suspected terrorists? Council on Foreign Relations fellow Micah Zenko tells Jim Zirin that definitive standards are necessary to prevent drone attacks from spinning out of control.