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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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“Drone” documentary at MAC November 10th

“Drone” documentary at MAC in November, plus post-screening Q&A.Location: MAC Birmingham, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH Date: 10 November 2015.   Time: 19:00 – 22:00 A documentary about the CIA drone war, directed by Tonje Hessen Schei. Inside the secret … Continue reading

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Birmingham drone research award followed by university policy commission

The Economic and Social Research Council, which is largely funded by the government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, awarded £289,412.78 in March this year to Birmingham’s Professor Nicholas Wheeler, Professor Stefan Wolff and Dr David Dunn to investigate “The … Continue reading

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