The use of drones to carry out targeted killings has attracted a considerable degree of analysis and critical comment particularly in relation to operations conducted by the United States of America. Despite numerous concerns and questions, it has not been declared unlawful in all circumstances. This earlier post looked briefly at some of the "Special Rapporteur" reports presented to the United Nations -Death by Drone ~ Concerns and questions. See also View from the North ~ A killing in Syria - 8th September 2015.
Report: The Government's policy on the use of drones for targeted killing (PDF 1.41 MB)