18 April, 2010

The United States has defended the use of "drones"

Watching the Law (16th February) referred to how the United States is using drones to attack and eliminate particular targets.  It appears that Harold Koh, legal adviser to the U.S. State Department, has argued that the use of drones has a legal basis in international law - see Wall Street Journal.   Further comment on this topic may be seen at European International Law Journal Blog - here.