Monday, May 03, 2010

Drone Pilots Could Be Tried for ‘War Crimes,’ Law Prof Says

By Nathan Hodge, wired.com, April 28, 2010

The pilots waging America’s undeclared drone war in Pakistan could be liable to criminal prosecution for “war crimes,” a prominent law professor told a Congressional panel Wednesday.

Harold Koh, the State Department’s top legal adviser, outlined the administration’s legal case for the robotic attacks last month. Now, some legal experts are taking turns to punch holes in Koh’s argument.

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