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Targeted Killings: How Should We Assess Them?


Targeted Killings: How Should We Assess Them?

Abstract: 

In the great debate over what to do about terrorism, a particularly vexing set of questions surrounds the tactic of targeted killings: Are they effective? Are they just? Under what circumstances should they be used? Are viable alternatives available, such as targeted arrests or greater use of “soft power?” Are the alternatives more effective? Under what circumstances?

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Forst, Brian. 2017. "Targeted Killings: How Should We Assess Them?" Criminology and Public Policy (January). http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1745-9133.12282/abstract

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