Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing Paperback

by Kenneth R. Himes;


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Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing

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Following the attacks of 9/11 the United States adopted a policy of targeted killing (TK) as a key element in the war against terrorists. Steven David, an Israeli political philosopher who has written extensively on the topic, defines TK as "the intentional slaying of a specific individual or group of individuals undertaken with explicit government approval." Both the U.S. military and the Central Intelligence Agency have engaged in the practice of TK. The military used it as part of combat operations in Afghanistan and Iraq; the CIA has followed the practice in its anti-terrorist strategies in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia. While drones have surely encouraged an expansion of the practice, TK has also involved missions by U.S. Special Operations forces as well as the use of cruise missiles. Understanding the practice of TK is important since it is likely to grow as an element of U.S. military policy. Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing introduces readers to the concept of targeted killing, providing both historical background and contemporary context.
The book explores these issues from the perspective of Christian ethics, paying particular attention to the topic of unmanned drones.

Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing by Kenneth R. Himes was published by Rowman & Littlefield in November 2015. The ISBN for Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing is 9781442231566.

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Page last updated 19th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherRowman & Littlefield (November 2015)
Weight331g
Number of Pages208
Thickness17 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9781442231566
ISBN-101442231564
Product Code4332146
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