Speakers: Peter Beinart, Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Max Boot, Senior Fellow for National Security Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
Gideon Rose, Managing Editor, Foreign Affairs
Presider: Robert McMahon, Deputy Editor, CFR.org
January 31, 2008
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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