Useful reading

TITLEAUTHOR/PUBLISHER/DATE OF PUBLISHPublisher
Joint Doctrine Note 2/11: The UK Approach to Unmanned Aircraft SystemsMinistry of Defence, 30 March 2011UK Government
The Strategic Defence and Security ReviewUK Government
Joint Doctrine Publication 0-30: UK Air and Space DoctrineMinistry of Defence, July 2013UK Government
Remote Control: Remotely Piloted Air Systems Ð current and future UK use, Volume I Ð Report together with formal minutes.House of Commons Defence Committee, 11 March 2014UK Government
Remote Control: Remotely Piloted Air Systems Ð current and future UK use, Volume II Ð Written Evidence.House of Commons Defence Committee, 11 March 2014UK Government
Strategic Trends Programme: Global Strategic Trends Ð Out to 2045 (Fifth Edition)Ministry of Defence, 30 June 2014UK Government
Remote Control: Remotely Piloted Air Systems Ð current and future UK use: Government Response to the CommitteeÕs Tenth Report of Session 2013 - 14House of Commons Defence Committee, published by the House of Commons on 29 July 2014UK Government
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, Philip AlstonPhilip Alston, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, United Nations General Assembly, Human Rights Council Fourteenth session, 28 May 2010United Nations
Statement by Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights concerning the launch of an inquiry into the civilian impact, the human rights implications of the use of drones and other forms of targeted killing for the purpose of counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency.Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights, United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioners, 24 January 2012United Nations
Report of the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executionsChristof Heyns, UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, United Nations General Assembly, 13 September 2013.United Nations
Interim Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.Ben Emmerson, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, United Nations General Assembly, 18 September 2013United Nations
Final Report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism.Ben Emmerson, Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism, United Nations Human Rights Council, 28 February 2014United Nations
Roadmap for the integration of civil Remotely-Piloted Aircraft Systems into the European Aviation SystemFinal Report from the European RPAS Steering Group, June 2013European Commission
A new era for aviation: Opening the aviation market to the civil use of remotely piloted aircraft systems in a safe and sustainable mannerCommunication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council, European Commission, 08 April 2014European Commission
The European Council on Foreign Relations have published a briefing, Drones and targeted killing: defining a European position.Non Governmental
The Civilian Impact of Drones: Unexamined Costs, Unanswered QuestionsColumbia Law School Human Rights Clinic & Center for Civilians in Conflict, 2012Non Governmental
Living Under Drones: Death, Injury, and Trauma to Civilians From US Drone Practices in PakistanInternational Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic, Stanford Law School & Global Justice Clinic, NYU School of Law, September 2012Non Governmental
Losing Humanity: The Case against Killer RobotsHuman Rights Watch & International Human Rights Clinic, Harvard Law, November 2012Non Governmental
Reforming U.S. Drone Strike PoliciesMicah Zenko, Council Special Report No. 65, Council on Foreign Relations, Center for Preventive Action, January 2013Non Governmental
Will I be Next? US Drone Strikes in PakistanAmnesty International, 22 October 2013Non Governmental
Between a Drone and Al-Qaeda: The Civilian Cost of US Targeted Killings in YemenHuman Rights Watch, 22 October 2013Non Governmental
A Wedding That Became a Funeral: US Drone Attack on Marriage Procession in YemenHuman Rights Watch, 20 February 2014.Non Governmental
Limiting Armed Drone ProliferationMicah Zenko, Douglas Dillon Fellow & Sarah E. Kreps, Council on Foreign Relations, June 2014Non Governmental
Recommendations and Report of The Task Force on US Drone PolicyThe Stimson Center, June 2014Non Governmental
Hitting the Target?Royal United Services Institute. March 2013Non Governmental
Summary of Information Regarding U.S. Counterterrorism Strikes Outside Areas of
Active Hostilities
Obama Administration/June 2016US Government
United States Policy on Pre- and Post-Strike Measures to Address Civilian Casualties in U.S. Operations Involving the Use of ForceObama Administration/June 2016US Government
The Government's policy on the use of drones for targeted killingJoint Committee on Human Rights/May 2016UK Committee