Everything Is Broken playlist for 07/09/2013
By Jim Lynch on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 8:23pm
Our program TUESDAY JULY 9; 1:20PM EDT, live on air and online at www. wusb.fm. We will feature a comprehensive look at drone warfare from the military perspective - specifically why drones, where are they used, are they effective – and of course the legal and moral issues. This should be a spirited debate!
Our featured guest is Mike Lewis, Professor of Law at Ohio Northern University. Mike flew F-14's for the US Navy in Operation Desert Shield, conducted strike planning for Desert Storm and was deployed to the Persian Gulf to enforce the no-fly zone over Iraq. He was a Topgun graduate in 1992 and was featured in a NOVA documentary on Topgun and aircraft carriers.
After his naval service, Lewis graduated from Harvard Law School. He has published articles and essays on various aspects of the law of war and the conflict between the US and al Qaeda. His work has been cited by the Seventh, Ninth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals. He has testified before Congress on the legality of drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen and on the civil liberties tradeoffs associated with trying some Al Qaeda members or terrorist suspects before military commissions.