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Drones and targeted killing in the Middle East and Africa : an appraisal of American counterterrorism policies / Christine Sixta Rinehart.

Author/creator Rinehart, Christine Sixta, 1980- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2016]
Descriptionxxxv, 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Portion of title Appraisal of American counterterrorism policies
Contents Yemen: the beginning -- Afghanistan: the land of the unconquerable -- Pakistan: America's best ally and worst enemy -- Somalia: lords of war -- Libya: the elimination of an eccentric dictator -- Iraq and Syria: the genesis ISIS -- Conclusion: Is targeted killing really effective in the war on terror?.
Abstract "The use of drone warfare has become a controversial foreign policy weapon to keep the United States safe from further terrorist attacks. This book is an assessment of American targeted killing practices through drone warfare in the Middle East and Africa, including Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2016042299
ISBN9781498526470 hardcover alkaline paper
ISBN1498526470 hardcover alkaline paper

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