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International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic (Stanford) and Global Justice Clinic (New York University): Living Under Drones

Authors: Stanford Clinic and New York University Clinic

This report from the International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic of Stanford Law School and the Global Justice Clinic and New York University School of Law studies the extent to which drone strikes in Pakistan have conformed to international law and caused harm or injury to civilians.

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CRS: Legal Issues Related to the Lethal Targeting of U.S. Citizens Suspected of Terrorist Activities

Author: Jennifer K. Elsea

This memorandum from the Congressional Research Service attempts to clarify the debate over lethal targeting of U.S. citizens with suspected ties to terrorist activites by providing legal background, setting forth what is known about the Administration's positionz and identifying possible points of contention among legal experts and other observers.

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Drones: War from Afar

Author: Micah Zenko
International Relations and Security Network

Micah Zenko states,"while limited military force can be one component of an overall strategy toward an adversary, it should never be a substitution for it."

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