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War reporting from afar: covering the covert drone war

Zheng, Carmen (2014) War reporting from afar: covering the covert drone war. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (16 Jul 2014). Website.

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Abstract

This post is by Polis Summer School Student Carmen Zheng Prior to the 1990-91 Gulf War, a journalist coined the term The Powell Doctrine, named after then Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell. Vowing to utilize every resource and tool available against the enemy to minimize United States casualties, The Powell Doctrine has been successful in being the driving force behind the U.S. military’s usage of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV’s), also known as drones. The controversy over UAV’s is that drone strikes result in excessive collateral damage, sometimes killing more innocent civilians than military combatants at once.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 10:22
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2020 23:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/76959

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