Drone Operations in Current US Counterterrorism Strategy in Africa

JURIST - Forum, February 2013

5 Pages Posted: 13 Feb 2013  

Kevin H. Govern

Ave Maria School of Law; California University of Pennsylvania; John Jay College

Date Written: February 11, 2013

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Govern, Kevin H., Drone Operations in Current US Counterterrorism Strategy in Africa (February 11, 2013). JURIST - Forum, February 2013 . Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2216930

Kevin H. Govern (Contact Author)

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John Jay College ( email )

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