Sudden Justice

Title:                      Sudden Justice

Author:                 Chris Woods

Woods, Chris (2015). Sudden Justice: America’s Secret Drone Wars, New York, NY: Oxford University Press

LCCN:    2015373084

UG1242.D7 W66 2015

Date Posted:      August 24, 2016


  • View to a kill : armed drones on the battlefield — Birth of a predator : the origins of lethal drones — The rise of targeted killing : Yemen and Palestine — The cauldron : Iraq 2003-2011 — The occasional assassin : Bush in Pakistan — The enemy without : Western citizens killed by drones — Obama’s obsession : “AfPak” — Game face on : the intimacy of remote killing — An absence of transparency : Yemen and Somalia — The long road home : Afghanistan and Pakistan — The inconstant value of a civilian life — Countermeasures and critiques — Appendix: Reports of Westerners killed in US targeted strikes, September 2001 to December 2014.


This book is reviewed by Hayden Peake in the article Drone Wars.[1]

[1] Bergen, Peter L. (2015) and Daniel Rothenberg, eds. Drone Wars: Transforming Conflict, Law, And Policy. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press

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