The Role of TARGETED KILLING in the Campaign against Terror

Cullen, Peter M.
January 2008
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;Winter2008, Issue 48, p22
The author examines the targeted killing, an indispensable tool for the war on terror by the U.S. He stresses that a circumscribed policy for targeted killings can be legal, moral, and effective, and suggests specific procedures to that effect. Finally, he concludes that the success of targeted killing will turn on two factors, obtaining actionable intelligence and persuading domestic and international communities that this tool is legal, moral, and effective.


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