Rupe Debate: Drone Warfare

Jeff Greenfield will moderate a discussion on the potential and dangers of Drone Warfare.

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where: UCSB, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures


The use of militarized drones – flying unmanned aircraft equipped with weaponry – represents a major shift in the calculus of war and combat. Three leading thinkers debate the perils and promises of drone warfare. David Cole is a professor at Georgetown University Law Center, volunteer attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights and author of Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism. Mary Ellen O’Connell is the Robert and Marion Short Chair in Law at University of Notre Dame, research professor of international dispute resolution and an expert on the international law of armed conflict. Avery Plaw is an associate professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, specializing in political theory and international relations, and author of Targeting Terrorists: a License to Kill?

Phone: 805-893-3535

Event posted May 2, 2013
Last updated May 2, 2013


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