Drone Strikes: Effectiveness, Consequences and Unmanned Aerial Systems Background

Erik Rudaski (Editor)

Series: Military and Veteran Issues
BISAC: POL012000

Clear

$58.00

Volume 10

Issue 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

eBook

Digitally watermarked, DRM-free.
Immediate eBook download after purchase.

Product price
Additional options total:
Order total:

Quantity:

Details

The United States increasingly relies on unmanned aerial vehicles, better known as drones, to target insurgent and terrorist groups around the world. Drones have a number of advantages that could fundamentally alter how the United States engages in counterinsurgency and counterterrorism operations.

Unmanned aerial systems comprise a rapidly growing portion of the military budget, and have been a long-term interest of Congress. At times, Congress has encouraged the development of such systems; in other instances, it has attempted to rein in or better organize the Department of Defense’s efforts. This book discusses the effectiveness of drone strikes in counterinsurgency and counterterrorism campaigns; and focuses on the military uses of UAS. (Imprint: Novinka )

Preface

Chapter 1 - The Effectiveness of Drone Strikes in Counterinsurgency and Counterterrorism Campaigns (pp. 1-44)
James Igoe Walsh

Chapter 2 - US Unmanned Aerial Systems (pp. 45-110)
Jeremiah Gertler

Index

You have not viewed any product yet.


SHOW ALL OF MY RECENTLY VIEWED BOOKS