Post Tagged with: "the ethics of drone warfare"

An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line at Hurlburt Field Fla., April 24, 2014.The MQ-9 Reaper is an armed, multi-mission, medium-altitude, long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft that is employed primarily as an intelligence-collection asset and secondarily against dynamic execution targets.(U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. John Bainter)

Four Things I Don’t like about the Advance Discussion of Eye in the Sky

Does the movie ‘Eye in the Sky’ really provide insight into targeted killing? Here are four reasons why we ought to be suspicious.

Drones for Europe – Revisited

Drones for Europe – Revisited

If drones represent the future of warfare, by deciding to quit the race, Europe runs the risk of forcing itself into strategic and technological irrelevance.

War from a Distance: The Ethics of Killer Robots

War from a Distance: The Ethics of Killer Robots

Using robots for targeted killing raises the question if this practice counts as “war”. Deciding about killer robots means deciding about the future of war and killing.

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.

Just War Theory and the Ethics of Drone Warfare

Just War Theory and the Ethics of Drone Warfare

Ethics and the Just War tradition can be used to illuminate important questions in a way that clearly shows what is missing in the Obama administration’s approach to the use of drones.

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