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  • With Great Power: Modifying US Arms Sales to Reduce Civilian Harm

    With Great Power: Modifying US Arms Sales to Reduce Civilian Harm

    30/01/2018 Duración: 01h26min

    Featuring Larry Lewis, Former Advisor, U.S. State Department Dan Mahanty, Director, U.S. Program, Center for Civilians in Conflict Rachel Stohl, Senior Associate and Director, Conventional Defense Program, Stimson Center In the new report, With Great Power: Modifying US Arms Sales to Reduce Civilian Harm, a joint project from the Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC) and the Stimson Center, authors Dan Mahanty and Rachel Stohl evaluate gaps and opportunities to mitigate the risk of harm for civilians in places where the US sells conventional weapons.

  • Drones Under Trump

    Drones Under Trump

    01/12/2017 Duración: 01h26min

    Featuring: Waleed Alharari, Head of New York Office, Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies Luke Hartig, Executive Director, National Journal's Network Science Initiative Alex Moorehead, Director, Project on Counterterrorism, Armed Conflict and Human Rights, Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute Rachel Stohl, Senior Associate, Conventional Defense Program, Stimson Center In the first nine months of his administration, President Trump has demonstrated a willingness to resort to the use of lethal force in response to a variety of global security challenges. Since taking office, the Trump administration has increased the use of armed drones in counterterrorism operations outside of declared war zones. The use of armed drones remains one of the most controversial aspects of U.S. counterterrorism policy. Though the Obama administration introduced several initiatives to increase transparency of the U.S. drone program near the end of its tenure, the Trump administration is rolling back some of these policies. T