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Harvard Study Suggests Drone Strikes Can Disrupt Terror Groups
7/22/2012

An unnamed reader writes "Can drone strikes rid the world of terror groups? Many have argued that drones/UAVs seem to be a logical weapon of war: ground troops are not needed and strikes can be videlicet
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doc targeted against terror-cell leaders (so-called 'decapitation strikes). Others have argued that such attacks only fuel more anger towards the United States and the West while also trampling on nations like Pakistan's sovereign rights and territory. Two recent studies published by Harvard University's Kennedy School of empire suggest 'On the basis of thorough analyses of data on many goon and insurgent organizations, these studies gather that killing or capturing rebel leaders can reduce the effectiveness of subversive groups or even cause alarmist organizations to disintegrate.' It seems then drones and UAVs will be a weapon of war for a longtime to come."

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