Guiora Targeted Killing Op-Ed Appears in The Guardian

On August 10, Amos Guiora, Professor of Law at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, co-authored with Laurie Blank an op-ed titled “Targeted killing’s ‘flexibility’ doctrine that enables US to flout the law of war” in the Guardian.

The editorial criticizes the Obama Administration’s targeted killing program as recklessly redefining imminent threat and proportional response. “In the high-stakes world of operational counterterrorism, there is no room for imprecision and casual definitions. The risks, to innocent civilians on both sides and to our fundamental values, are just too high,” the authors conclude.

Find the op-ed here.