Graduate Fellow on Drone Warfare

Oct 09, 2017

Graduate Fellow and doctoral candidate in History Emily Whalen writes for Foreign Policy about the idea of a fire-free zone. 

In her article, Whalen argues that counterintuitively "bombing often strengthens resistance, rather than weakening it." Looking to history to understand modern techniques, Whalen cites aerial bombardment as the predecessor of drone warfare. She adds, however, that "since 1945, the logic of bombing has been refined, but not fundamentally re-examined."

Read the full article here.