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An Action Plan on U.S. Drone Policy

The first year of the Trump administration demonstrated President Trump’s willingness to continue to rely on armed drones to conduct U.S. military and counterterrorism operations, though key questions remain about the administration’s approach to and reported revisions of U.S. drone policy. Such uncertainty has contributed to enduring questions about the legality, efficacy, and legitimacy of the U.S. drone program. And the drone debate continues.

Join the Stimson Center for an expert discussion on the current status of U.S. drone policy. Panelists will review shifts in policy priorities and discuss key findings and recommendations from a new Stimson report. The event will serve as the launch for An Action Plan on U.S. Drone Policy: Recommendations for the Trump Administration.

WHAT: An on-the-record discussion on U.S. drone policy and launch of new Stimson report, An Action Plan on U.S. Drone Policy: Recommendations for the Trump Administration. 
WHERE: The Stimson Center, 1211 Connecticut Avenue, NW, 8th Floor, Washington DC, 20036
WHEN: June 7, 2018 from 9:30 – 11:00am EST
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Dan Mahanty, Director, U.S. Program, CIVIC
Peter Lichtenbaum, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP
Hina Shamsi, Director, National Security Project, ACLU
Jeff Smith, Senior Counsel, Arnold & Porter
Rachel Stohl, Managing Director, Stimson Center

Additional panelists to be confirmed

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