Drone Strikes: A Theoretical Analysis

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This report does not aim to question the morality of assassinations; rather, given that the decision to assassinate an individual has been made, it analyzes the ethical arguments concerning The United State’s use of a drone strike as a means of assassination rather than spending Special Forces. Recently, the US military has increased its use of airstrikes by unmanned aerial vehicles (UVAs) as a means of assassination. This pivot in foreign policy has popularized the ethical debate concerning the effectiveness of ‘drone strikes’ as a means of killing America’s enemies. The use of drone strikes provides the US with the safest, cheapest, and least politically destabilizing method of assassination, though, increased transparency concerning the
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