On June 14, Grieco was featured in International Politics, in which she coauthored an article with J. Wesley Hutto analyzing the coercive effect of remote warfare.

“While drone technologies can effectively degrade organizational capabilities and impose significant costs, they complicate the tasks of signaling clear and credible threats and assurances of restraint. Persistent surveillance combined with lethal and low-risk strikes render armed drones highly effective at altering the cost–benefit calculations of terrorists. Yet these same technological attributes cause them to be less effective in terms of clear communication, credibility, and assurance—the other key factors necessary for coercion success. Overall, armed drones are poor instruments of coercion in counterterrorism.”

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