Drone Operations in Current US Counterterrorism Strategy in Africa
JURIST - Forum, February 2013
5 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2013
Date Written: February 11, 2013
JURIST Guest Columnist Kevin Govern of the Ave Maria School of Law says says the US must pursue a full spectrum of "smart power" capabilities in Africa, to include but not be limited to the use of drones for surveillance or targeted killing strikes.
Keywords: Drone, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, UAV, Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle, UCAV, Africa, U.S. Africa Command, USAFRICOM, AFRICOM, Smart Power, National Security, Economics, Politics, Military, Counterterrorism, Diplomacy, Military Affairs, Humanitarian Aid, Combined, Joint, Interagency
JEL Classification: H56, N47, O55
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