The Moral Case For Drones

U.S. Drones

Some moral philosophers, political scientists and weapons specialists believe armed, unmanned aircraft offer marked moral advantages over almost any other tool of warfare.

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  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • U.S. believes Syria used chemicalsU.S. believes Syria used chemicals
    The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
  • Israel says it shoots down Hezbollah drone
    The Israeli military says it has shot down an unmanned aircraft sent by the Hezbollah group into Israeli skies.... More
  • Israel says Syria used chemical arms, probably nerve gasIsrael says Syria used chemical arms, probably nerve gas
    Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons - probably nerve gas - in their fight against rebels waging a two-year-old uprising, the Israeli military's top intelligence analyst said on Tuesday. More
  • S. Korea Hints At Nuclear Testing
    The American military commander in the region is staying there instead of returning to Washington--taking no chances as North Korea continues to make threats. More
  • Jimmy Carter: “William Hague is a hero of mine” - New Statesman
    James the evangelist: Jimmy Carter at home in Plains, Georgia Jimmy Carter – Nobel peace laureate 2002, treaty-maker, international development
    04/17/2014 - 8:11 am | View Link
  • Maria Miller’s feeble apology, BBC hotel jaunts and the trouble ... - New Statesman
    ... will return to the cabinet “in due course”, which, in Laws’s case, turned out to be ... he was impeccably moral and rigorously ...
    04/17/2014 - 8:11 am | View Link
  • LIVE! Congress releases video, says Uma Bharti called Modi 'Vinash ... -
    Indian Election Favorite Modi Denies Shying Away From Gujarat Riots ... - Time
    04/17/2014 - 7:57 am | View Link
  • Andrew Breitbart: Walking Toward the Fire with Righteous Indignation - The Trades
    They so believe in their moral righteousness, they so believe that they ... I think that's why the Black Panther case resonates with so many people
    04/17/2014 - 7:48 am | View Link
  • Samsung used Steve Jobs' death to attack Apple - Brisbane Times
    Samsung cleans up glass - ITWire
    04/17/2014 - 6:50 am | View Link
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  • How Reagan Enforced US Hypocrisy
    Exclusive: The mainstream U.S. news media has so fully bought into the U.S. government’s narrative on Ukraine that almost no one sees the layers of hypocrisy, an achievement in “group think” that dates back to Ronald Reagan’s war against “moral equivalence,” writes Robert Parry.
    03/11/2014 - 4:18 pm | View Link
  • Unexpected twists in a notorious murder case
    Perhaps Stephen Jimenez never saw the 1962 western The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, with John Wayne and Jimmy Stewart. He may be unfamiliar with the film's moral: "This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend."
    03/11/2014 - 3:25 am | View Link
  • At SXSW Conference, a Mother Presses Her Son’s Case
    Ross Ulbricht was arrested in October and charged with operating the Silk Road, the online drug bazaar where Bitcoin was the only money accepted. His mother, Lyn, hopes that the crowd at SXSW would be receptive to her son’s cause.
    03/10/2014 - 6:32 pm | View Link
  • Joyce McMillan: Foreign policy needs ethical basis
    Almost a decade after his death, Robin Cook’s case for moral principles resonates more than ever, writes Joyce McMillan
    03/6/2014 - 8:43 pm | View Link
  • The Moral Case Against Raising The Minimum Wage
    We can and do argue about whether raising the minimum wage will actually benefit low wage workers in aggregate or not. Will the extra income earned by those who keep their jobs outweigh the loss of income from those who lose theirs? We also can and do argue about whether raising the minimum wage is an efficient method of helping those on low wages. There are those who argue than an increase in ...
    03/6/2014 - 9:08 am | View Link
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  • Calgary stabbings: How knife crime in Canada can cause 'moral panic'
    In the case of the Calgary stabbings, police said the suspect brought an “instrument” into the house but allegedly took the murder weapon from the kitchen during the party. “Would you ever have a ban that says you’re not allowed to have knives in ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:20 pm | View Link
  • The moral case of Zionism
    This is so because if the Jewish nationalist starting point is, say, 1890, then there were already large numbers of Arabs living in the Land of Israel. The exact numbers aren’t known, but the standard demographic estimate is that there were probably ...
    04/16/2014 - 12:10 pm | View Link
  • Anger, Anguish Murder case highlighted ‘moral vacancy,’ led to creation of 911 system
    “Kitty Genovese: A True Account of a Public Murder and its Private Consequences” by Catherine Pelonero. Skyhorse Publishing, 2014. $24.95 Shortly after 3 a.m. on March 13, 1964, Winston Moseley assaulted, raped and stabbed to death Catherine “Kitty ...
    04/11/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Maher: Does U.S. Really Have Moral Authority to Lecture Putin About Human Rights?
    Maher brought up religion to say that belief in the afterlife is “the most dangerous meme ever,” before arguing that “we have a hard time making the human rights case anymore like we once did,” pointing to crime statistics and America’s number ...
    04/10/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Police Misconduct — The Worst Case in March
    Over at Cato’s Police Misconduct web site, we have identified the worst case for the month of March. It was the case of the soon-to-be-former Philadelphia police officer, Kevin Corcoran. Mr. Corcoran was driving the wrong way down a one-way street near a ...
    04/9/2014 - 12:15 pm | View Link
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  • Moral Health | An on-going discussion and analysis of the ...
    Moral Health - An on-going discussion An on-going discussion and analysis of the moral problems of daily life.
    04/17/2014 - 3:02 am | View Website
  • Moral Relativism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Moral relativism has the unusual distinction—both within philosophy and outside it—of being attributed to others, almost always as a criticism, far ...
    04/17/2014 - 2:48 am | View Website
  • Moral hazard
    In economic theory, a moral hazard is a situation where a party will have a tendency to take risks because the costs that could result will not be felt by the party ...
    04/16/2014 - 6:55 pm | View Website
  • Moral
    A moral (from Latin morālis) is a message conveyed or a lesson to be learned from a story or event. The moral may be left to the hearer, reader or viewer to ...
    04/16/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Website
  • Ethics Updates Home Page. Moral theory; relativism ...
    Ethics Updates provides updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
    04/16/2014 - 9:51 am | View Website
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