Foreign Policy Essay
Avengers in Wrath: Moral Agency and Trauma Prevention for Remote Warriors
Editor’s Note: Drone warfare is often caricatured as remote-control fighting, more akin to playing a video game than real warfare. In an unusual Foreign Policy Essay, Dave Blair and Karen House take on this myth, detailing the costs to the operators and the conditions that increase the risks to their well-being. They offer important recommendations for how to make drone warfare less morally and psychologically hazardous for the operators.
Understanding Life and Death between War and Peace