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Drone Summit: Killing and Spying by Remote Control

Congress seems more interested in promoting drone proliferation than in oversight. A Washington, D.C., summit seeks to educate the public on the use and abuse of drones.

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Participation in the summit, says Murray, will be an important step in reining in uncontrolled drone proliferation. The lack of congressional oversight means that the drones operations are vulnerable to abuse,” she warns, “and civil society institutions should be evermore vigilant in monitoring the use and impact of drones.

To register for the summit, go to http://bit.ly/HKhyGy. 

Tom Barry directs the TransBorder Project at the Center for International Policy. He is the author of Border Wars (MIT Press, 2011) and blogs at http://borderlinesblog.blogspot.com.

 
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