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
  • 49ers NFL arrest record: Who enables offenders the most? The team? ... - San Jose Mercury News
    Ray McDonald’s case will push through the legal system for the next several ... that their team is going in terms of a moral compass, they might
    09/2/2014 - 3:18 pm | View Link
  • I'm Positive, I'm on Treatment, I'm Undetectable, So Get Off My ... - The Body
    Semi-soft vaginal drug-delivery suppository could limit spread of ... - Medical News Today
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  • Review: ‘The Children Act,’ by Ian McEwan puts beliefs of ... - Washington Post
    ... who are “impatient of legal detail, blessed by an easy moral equation.” Given that curriculum vitae, when the central case of this novel...
    09/2/2014 - 6:04 am | View Link
  • ‘The Children Act,’ by Ian McEwan - Washington Post
    ... who are “impatient of legal detail, blessed by an easy moral equation.” Given that curriculum vitae, when the central case of this novel...
    09/2/2014 - 5:39 am | View Link
  • Worst time for 49ers' McDonald to allegedly commit worst cri... - Comcast SportsNet
    49ers, and will do so until (a) his court case is adjudicated, as he ... is not the standard for guilt or innocence on the moral and ethical ...
    09/2/2014 - 5:12 am | View Link
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  • Is it “Moral” to Restrict Fossil Fuel Use to Mitigate Future Sea Level Rise?
    Interesting, we say, because there is a soon-to-be released and incredibly compelling book written by the Center for Industrial Progress’s Alex Epstein titled The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels. Its main premise is that both the short- and long-term ...
    09/16/2014 - 4:49 am | View Link
  • Is NFL obligated to 'be the moral compass'?
    And the San Francisco 49ers said they will not bend to public pressure in the case of defensive lineman Ray McDonald, who played in the 49ers' first two games after his Aug. 31 arrest on suspicion of domestic violence. All of these developments came ...
    09/16/2014 - 2:14 am | View Link
  • Wake district attorney weighs dismissal of hundreds of 'Moral Monday' cases
    Mangum said Monday that prosecutors have no intention of appealing Stephens’ ruling in the Beeghley case. Though most of the cases borne out of the “Moral Monday” rallies that happened weekly at the N.C. Legislative Building in summer 2013 are ...
    09/15/2014 - 11:27 pm | View Link
  • Cardinal likens ISIS to 'devil, ' reminds world of 'moral duty' to protect civilians
    Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): Terming the brutalities unleashed by the Islamic State (IS) as devilish, the Pope's envoy to Iraq made a careful case for taking on the militant group to protect civilians on Monday. Cardinal Fernando Filoni although ruled out ...
    09/15/2014 - 10:40 pm | View Link
  • Judge tosses out case against Moral Monday protester
    RALEIGH - A Wake County Superior Court judge has dismissed a trespassing case against a protester arrested at the N.C. Legislative Building, a ruling that could have an impact on future cases. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports Chief Resident Superior ...
    09/15/2014 - 5:18 pm | View Link
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  • Ethics Updates Home Page. Moral theory; relativism ...
    Ethics Updates provides updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
    09/16/2014 - 2:11 am | View Website
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    A real hero: Medal of Honor recipient visits EHS “Real heroes don’t wear capes, but they do fly. They fly helicopters.” That description is a fitting one for ...
    09/16/2014 - 12:59 am | View Website
  • Main/Grey and Gray Morality
    The Grey And Gray Morality trope as used in popular culture, with a list of examples from all media.
    09/15/2014 - 11:26 pm | View Website
  • Kant's Moral Philosophy (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    1. Aims and Methods of Moral Philosophy. The most basic aim of moral philosophy, and so also of the Groundwork, is, in Kant's view, to “seek out” the ...
    09/15/2014 - 11:12 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 ...
    09/15/2014 - 9:31 pm | View Website
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