Hosts: Toni Johnson, Senior Editor/Senior Staff Writer, CFR.org
Isobel Coleman, Senior Fellow and Director of the Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative, CFR
April 5, 2012
Iran and the P5+1 resume nuclear talks; the Summit of the Americas convenes in Colombia; the trial of foreign NGO activists resumes in Cairo; and World Health Day is marked.
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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.