Listen Live:

Tune in this Sunday 22 April at 0735 to BBC Radio Oxford, to hear Security and Risk Theme Director, Dr Peter Lee, discuss the morality of the recent bombing of Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons on civilians.

The Moral Implications:

Dr Peter Lee will be appearing on BBC Radio Oxford to discuss the moral, ethical and political implications of the UK’s recent bombing of Syria in response to the use of chemical weapons against civilians.

Dr Lee is a Reader in Politics and Ethics and Director, Security and Risk at the University of Portsmouth. His specialist research area is the UK’s use of military drones, and he has engaged in debates about the use of air power in Syria for several years. He previously served as a Royal Air Force chaplain during the 2003 Iraq War.

Links to previous media publications:

Dr Lee has engaged previously in research related to this issue and has had articles published in The Conversation linking to this topic, these include:

Weep for the children, but stay out of Syria, first published in 2013

Vacuum bombs in Syria: a new means of atrocity, first published in August 2016

Who is winning the battle for the moral high ground in Syria? first published in September 2016