Speakers: Daniel Benjamin, Center for Strategic and International Studies; co-author, The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror, and The Age of Sacred terror: Radical Islam’s War Against America
Steven Simon, Georgetown University; co-author, The Next Attack: The Failure of the War on Terror, and The Age of Sacred terror: Radical Islam’s War Against America
Presider: Stephen E. Flynn, Jeane Kirkpatrick senior fellow in national security studies, Council on Foreign Relations
November 17, 2005
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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