Melino's excellent commentary focuses on US leadership decapitation policy effectiveness, esp. al-Qaeda & Co. targeted killings. He notes the achievements and failures, and gives recommendations.
Sneak peek: Data-based decision making tool for proportionality assessments in Israeli targeted killing operations. (Original work by Shahaf Rabi).
2011, Georgetown University Master Thesis
Two reviews of analysis & opinion articles by Professors Carpenter and Byman following the targeted killing of Qassem Suleimani by the U.S. in January…
The targeted killing and leadership decapitation literature review is comprehensive. Yet Turner’s work is neither insightful nor producing real merit.
Excellent research examining how leadership decapitation (targeted killing) influences militants. Interesting findings, but it relies on problematic…
Perspectives on Terrorism, 2016
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