Drone strikes in Pakistan followed by increase in suicide attacks, AOAV study finds
Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) collaborated with Professor Mike Spagat and Luqman Saeed of Royal Holloway University to investigate the relationship between drone strikes and suicide attacks in Pakistan.
An interview with Janina Dill
Author and Oxford-based researcher Janina Dill talks with AOAV about protection of civilians and International Humanitarian Law in aerial-waged campaigns against insurgencies.
RAF airstrikes in Iraq and Syria: an assessment
AOAV examines UK airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, including civilian casualties and rules of engagement.
An examination of Saudi Arabia’s airstrike rules of engagement and its protection of civilians
AOAV examines Saudi Arabia's rules of engagement and their airstrikes in Yemen.
An Assessment of Russia’s Rules of Engagement, Strike Policy and Adherence to International Law
AOAV investigates Russian Rules of Engagement and use of airstrikes.
RAF claims 4,315 enemies killed and injured in Syria and Iraq, with just one civilian casualty
According to data released to AOAV, the British MOD estimates that RAF strikes in Iraq and Syria have killed and injured some 4,315 enemies between September 2014 and January 2019.
Summary report from a joint AOAV-Chatham House round-table examining the RAF and Airstrikes
On December 3rd 2018, AOAV and Chatham House convened a roundtable discussion examining the RAF and airstrikes, considering the ways in which civilians could be better protected.
October sees US-led coalition causing most civilian casualties from Syrian airstrikes
AOAV update on the trends and patterns in explosive violence of 2018 so far.
The US Drone: a brief history
It has been 17 years since the US military began using armed drones in their fight in the 'War on Terror'. This analysis piece looks at the evolution of this influential weapon and raises concerns over latest developments under President Donald Trump.
Video – Airstrikes: Deadliest weapon of 2017
In 2017, for the first time since AOAV began recording in 2010, airstrikes caused the most civilian casualties out of all explosive weapon types.
Saudi admits more civilian deaths from airstrikes as pressure mounts on stopping arms sales to the Kingdom
Dozens of Yemeni civilians have been killed by Saudi airstrikes in recent weeks, raising questions as to whether the West should continuing arming this Gulf State.
The language of US air strikes examined
Exploring the narratives of US air-power: from uncritical media reporting to the lie inherent in the term 'precision bombing' - how America came to justify its air strikes to the world and itself