June 4, 2016
In a recent think piece “Drone blowback in Pakistan is a myth. Here’s why”, political scientist Aqil Shah argues that blowback from...
Opinion
May 17, 2016
On August 29, 2012, in Yemen’s eastern Hadhramaut province, a U.S. drone struck the village of Khashamir. The strike allegedly killed...
blog
April 17, 2016
As the UK government continues to sell arms to Saudi Arabia despite warnings from human rights groups that British-made weapons are being...
Conversations
November 9, 2015
The Saudi-led coalition pummeling Yemen has announced that its campaign is in the final stages - preparing to declare "victory," some...
Reviews
November 3, 2015
Dew drops as dual use remote sensors; mechanized micro-drones the size of wasps wandering the skies; and cannons blasting water at such...
blog
October 11, 2014
Coming of age after postmodernism often seems like living a parody of our forebears’ concerns; it feels like we are testing the Society of...
blog
January 24, 2015
When the United States first ratified the Geneva Conventions in 1955, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations categorized the agreements...
blog
March 10, 2014
Drones may soon claim the life of one more Americans. Reports have surfaced that the Obama administration is debating whether or not to...
Opinion
November 15, 2013
While security considerations have always been a part of the urban design process — and are arguably becoming more so — few modern cities...