Past eventResearch Event

International Law and the Use of Drones

21 October 2010 - 13:00 to 14:30

Chatham House, London


Mary Ellen O'Connell, Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution, University of Notre Dame
Michael N Schmitt, Professor of Public International Law, Durham University Law School



In the context of US strikes against suspected Al Qaeda targets, the speakers will consider whether the use of drones is any more - or less - likely to conflict with international law than other more conventional uses of armed force.