Stimson in the News

Stimson’s Commission on US drone policy is featured at

in Program

Task force to study drone use in counter-terror ops

WASHINGTON, May 29 (UPI) — A task
force from a U.S. think tank is conducting a 15-month study on the use
of unmanned aerial vehicles by the United States in counter-terrorism.

The task force from the Stimson Center is being led by retired U.S. Army Gen. John P. Abizaid,
the former commander of the U.S. Central Command. It is to will bring
together legal, national security, political and military experts and
representatives from the defense industry and civil society groups.

Vice chairwoman of the group, which will formulate non-partisan
policy recommendations on the use of UAVs, is Rosa Brooks, former
counselor to the undersecretary of defense for policy and a professor of
law at Georgetown University.

To read the full article, click here.


Share on twitter
Share on facebook
Share on linkedin
Share on email
Media Inquiries

Contact Caitlin Goodman at [email protected] or 202-478-3437.

Our main line is  202-223-5956.

Choose Your Subscription Topics
* indicates required
I'm interested in...
38 North: News and Analysis on North Korea
South Asian Voices