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Panel to discuss 
U.S. drone warfare

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 5:30 a.m. CST

DeKALB – A panel discussion on the United States’ use of unmanned drones will be held from 7:30 to 9 p.m. March 18 at Northern Illinois University.

The panel, which will meet in Room 170 of Swen Parson Hall, will discuss the international ramifications of this type of espionage and warfare from legal, human rights, diplomatic and moral perspectives, according to a news release.

The panel will include NIU law professor Morse Tan, Dawood Ahmed of the University of Chicago, and Jon Hohnstadt, a veteran and NIU sociology student. Poet Ric Amesquita; Howard Solomon, who teaches ethics at the City College of Chicago; and Joy First, a peace activist involved with nonviolent civil resistance since 2003.

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