Dr. French to debate the ethics of drone warfare

Assistant professor Nathan French will debate the ethics and legality of drone warfare with a retired U.S. Air Force general at a March 1 event organized by the Alexander Hamilton Society.

Dr. French is a specialist in Islamic law, jihadist movements, and religion and politics. His opponent in the debate will be retired Major General Charles Dunlap, who is now a law professor and executive director of the Center on Law, Ethics, and National Security at Duke University.

The Alexander Hamilton Society is a non-partisan organization that aims to promote constructive debate on contemporary issues in U.S. policy. Kelsi Sievering, a religion major also majoring in diplomacy and global politics, is president of the society's Miami chapter.

The debate will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 7:00 p.m., in McGuffey Hall 322. Catering will be provided.