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See It/Shoot It: The Secret History of the CIA's Lethal Drone Program

Christopher J. Fuller


This book is an illuminating study tracing the evolution of drone technology and counterterrorism policy from the Reagan to the Obama administrations. The book uncovers the history of the most important instrument of U.S. counterterrorism today: the armed drone. It reveals that, contrary to popular belief, the CIA's covert drone program is not a product of 9/11. Rather, it is the result of U.S. counterterrorism practices extending back to an influential group of policy makers in the Reagan administration. Tracing the evolution of counterterrorism policy and drone technology from the fallout of ... More

Keywords: drone technology, U.S. counterterrorism, armed drone, covert, CIA, threat level, anti-American, terrorist, terrorism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780300218541
Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300218541.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher J. Fuller, author
University of Southampton