Douglas Dillon Fellow
Conflict prevention; U.S. national security policy; military planning and operations; nuclear weapons policy
Center for Preventive Action
The UN Roundtable meeting series seeks to organize high-level discussions with senior UN officials, including officials from member states and regional organizations, on timely issues related to conflict prevention, peacekeeping, and international security. A core group of selected invitees from member state governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental communities will participate in these discussions. The goal of these not-for-attribution meetings is to raise awareness of the role of the UN in addressing critical issues of peace and security. The UN Roundtable meeting series is cosponsored by the Center for Preventive Action and the Program on International Institutions and Global Governance.
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CFR Douglas Dillon Fellow in the Center for Preventive Action.
Zenko: ‘Unbelievable’ that U.S. killed only one civilian in drone strikes
On NBC Nightly News, Micah Zenko says that more civilians and non-combatants have likely been killed by U.S. drone strikes than the Obama administration has claimed.
Discussion about President Obama's speech
On the Charlie Rose show, a panel of experts discussed President Obama's May 23, 2013 speech on drone strike and counterterrorism policies, including Micah Zenko of the Council on Foreign Relations; David Kilcullen, former advisor to Gen. Petraeus; David Ignatius of the Washington Post; Karen Greenberg of Fordham Law School;and Philip Mudd, former Deputy Director of the CIA and the FBI.
Drone Strikes and Diplomacy, from Yemen to Pakistan
On The Takeaway with John Hockenberry, Micah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of a recent comprehensive report on drone strike policies, describes the diplomatic problems that arise from targeted killing.