Civilian Casualties and Media Coverage of U.S. Strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Syria and Iraq
School of International Service Beacon Conference Room (SIS 300)
Professor Jeff Bachman and Chris Woods, formerly of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism and founder of Airwars.org, will discuss civilian casualties from U.S. and coalition bombings in Pakistan, Yemen, Syria, and Iraq. As part of this discussion, they will also assess media coverage of civilian casualties and associated international law.
Following a screening of Unmanned: America's Drone War, Professor Jeff Bachman will lead a discussion, including in the discussion his recent research into the lawfulness of targeted killing operations and U.S. print media coverage of drone strikes.