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Immoral, unethical and illegal? Military action in areas where the UK is not formally at war

Mark Shapiro draws attention to a contribution from Emily Knowles, who leads the Oxford Research Group’s Remote Warfare Programme. In the introduction to her report (right) she writes: “ One of the major warnings from the Iraq Inquiry was that public … Continue reading

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Military analysts ask if the rise in the use of drones is desirable in terms of global security

  Mark Shapiro sends news of Chris Cole’s review of a book by Ann Rogers and John Hill: Unmanned: Drone Warfare and Global Security. See the whole article here. Ann Rogers and John Hill write for Jane’s Intelligence Review, owned by … Continue reading

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