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Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Drone Technology and the Trump Doctrine

Trump is not breaking new ground in using greater lethal force than predecessors and ignoring international law, rather taking the direction towards a logical conclusion.

The Precision of Drones: Problems with the New Data and New Claims

The Precision of Drones: Problems with the New Data and New Claims

Though startling assertions are now presented on the imprecision of drones, one must look carefully at the data to understand what conclusions can be drawn.

Like Drone Strikes, ‘Eye in the Sky’ Is Much Less Accurate than Claimed

Like Drone Strikes, ‘Eye in the Sky’ Is Much Less Accurate than Claimed

Eye in the Sky fails to explore the real utilitarian calculations, and ethical concerns, of the US Coalition drone programme.

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Interview – Emmanuel R. Goffi

Emmaneul Goffi discusses the impact drones are having on modern warfare, the centrality of a constructivist perspective to his work, and the myth of ‘supreme sacrifice’.

Drone Warfare: Defending the Indefensible

Drone Warfare: Defending the Indefensible

The Obama administration’s increased reliance on armed drones combines short-term political expediency and long-term technological optimism. Unfortunately this blunts the capacity for wise leadership.

The Future of Killer Robots: Are We Really Losing Humanity?

The Future of Killer Robots: Are We Really Losing Humanity?

We cannot unmake the drone any more than we can unmake the nuclear bomb. They both sit in the world as technological anchors and lock-in a trajectory few of us can change.

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