I entirely agree with the argument of the author: drone attacks cannot be justified by any means. They are killing machines, and they kill indiscriminately. These machines have reduced human war to computer games, in the process dehumanizing the “other.” However, my point is that drones should not be coupled with what the Taliban did to Malala Yousafzai. There is no parallel between the two. If Malala gets more coverage in the media, it should not upset those who are against the drones.
Nov 15 2012 - 4:50pm