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Entries by Chris Rogers from 04/2010

Are Drone Strikes Legal? Koh Offers Assurances, Not Answers

| Posted 04.03.2010 | World

Following years of official silence, State Department Legal Adviser Harold Koh's statements on the legality of drone strikes last week were welcomed by many. But Koh failed to address serious concerns over the U.S.'s use of drones to kill al-Qaeda and Taliban militants.

Drones Use Smaller Bombs But Still Raise Big Concerns for Civilians

| Posted 04.30.2010 | World

Efforts to minimize civilian casualties by any warring party are welcome. But we must not make the mistake of thinking technology is a substitute for transparency and accountability.