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New perspective on drone warfare

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This post is part of the Remote-control warfare debate thread. To read other posts in this debate, click here.

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7 May 2010 10:45


This post is part of the Remote-control warfare debate thread. To read other posts in this debate, click here.

Here's a bracing contribution to our drone warfare debate.

In the margin's of yesterday's ICG Asia Briefing conference in Singapore I talked with Samina Ahmed, ICG's Project Director for South Asia. She argues that much of what we hear about the effects of US drone strikes in the FATA areas of Pakistan is wrong — it doesn't drive locals into the arms of extremists, in fact quite the opposite.

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