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Title:
Sudden justice : America's secret drone wars
Author:
Woods, Chris (Journalist), author.
Publication Information:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
xvi, 386 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
View to a kill : armed drones on the battlefield -- Birth of a predator : the origins of lethal drones -- The rise of targeted killing : Yemen and Palestine -- The cauldron : Iraq, 2003-2011 -- The occasional assassin : Bush in Pakistan -- The enemy without : western citizens killed by drones -- Obama's obsession : "AFPAK" -- Game face on : the intimacy of remote killing -- A absence of transparency : Yemen and Somalia -- The long road home : Afghanistan and Pakistan -- The inconstant value of civilian life -- Countermeasures and critiques -- Appendix : Reports of westerners killed in US targeted strikes, September 2001 to December 2014.
ISBN:
9780190202590
Format :
Book