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Global Connection Speaker Series: Dr. James Rogers on "Terrorist Drones"

Date: December 2, 2019 to December 2, 2019
Time: 1200-1330
Location: Glasgow Hall, RM 129

Building upon recent fieldwork in the Middle East and the Sahel, this talk by Dr. James Rogers will explore the evolution and impact of terrorist drone use. From terroristic actors during the 1990s, through to the rise of ISIS drones and Houthi precision strike capabilities, this talk will outline the ways in which weaponized drones have been acquired, deployed, and impacted Western force deployment.

Dr. James Rogers is DIAS Assistant Professor in War Studies at the University of Southern Denmark and Visiting Research Fellow at Stanford University. He is currently special advisor to the UK Parliament's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Drones and Associate Fellow at the London School of Economic. James has previously been a Visiting Research Fellow within the Department of International Security Studies, Yale University, The Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, Yale University, the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford and an Associate Lecturer in International Politics at the University of York. His research focuses on drone warfare, contemporary security policy, and the history of warfare.