drones

A narcotrafficking technique first used in Mexico now expands to other countries in Central and South America.

An illusion persists where people seem somehow convinced that the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to kill is somehow safer or better than available alternatives.

A partial solution is not expensive, created from exotic materials, or overly glamorous, but rather, an approach that requires only the slightest redirection of priorities.

Journal Article | March 20, 2013 01:30 AM | Comments(3)

The trajectory of developments holds value as a guide to the challenges of the next decade and the education and training needed to meet them.

Journal Article | March 6, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(6)

The CIA should focus on gathering intelligence to inform policy makers and to attack the underlying causes and enablers of terrorist group formation and action.

Blog post | February 8, 2013 06:41 PM | Comments(4)

The white paper on targeted killing is less chilling than confused--the work of constitutional lawyers who appear to lack familiarity with the laws of war.

Blog post | August 28, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments(1)

Drone strikes may be part of an answer, but they are not the answer.  

Blog post | August 27, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments(2)

The President's limited time is better spent on strategy than on tactics.

Ideas for securing these advanced automated armadas can be found in some of the oldest methods in the book.

Blog post | August 3, 2012 04:38 PM | Comments(1)

Claims that drone operators are acting illegally are based on an overly rigid and inaccurate reading of the laws of war.

Journal Article | February 24, 2012 06:17 AM | Comments(9)

Peter Matulich argues for a more comprehensive approach to COIN in Pakistan.

Adam Elkus explores the role of drones in battle and warfare and concludes that the moral concerns are nothing new to military history.