Drones & Targeted Killing In The Middle by Rinehart Christine Sixta
The United States has repeatedly used drones to kill terrorists in Afghanistan Iraq Libya Pakistan Somalia Syria and Yemen in an effort to decrease terrorism and the vitality of terrorist groups. Targeted killing through the use of drones has become a foreign policy weapon to keep the United States safe from further terrorist attacks. However it is suspected that these killings has actually led to an increase in terrorist group recruitment terrorist attacks and empathy for the terrorist group from the local population in addition to several other unwanted repercussions. The two part research question this book attempts to answer is 'What is the effect of drone targeted killing on Afghanistan Iraq Libya Pakistan Somalia Syria and Yemen? And is it a successful method in the War on Terror?'