Wednesday, 30. January 2013
Rhetoric vs. Reality in Obama’s Terror War
Following upon last week’s discussion of drone warfare, this week’s episode places drone war in the context of the “war on terror,” or what the Obama administration has come to call “Overseas Contingency Operations.” How and why did drone warfare become so popular under Obama, what other policies are advanced in the name of the “terror war” and can drone war itself be perceived as “international terrorism”? These are some questions and issues examined in this episode.
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