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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    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
  • ‘Major Crimes’ season 5, episode 7 preview: A ‘Moral Hazard’ surfaces…
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  • 'Making A Murderer' Netflix Series
    The series follows the Steven Avery case very thoroughly and has gripped viewers due to it's raw and realistic look at how the justice system failed an innocent man in 1985, causing him to spend 18 years of his life in prison. As season one progresses ...
    07/22/2016 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Case of moral policing: Kerala HC upholds college's decision to expel student in live-in relationship
    A Kerala High Court ruling upholding the expulsion of a female college student by the college management for living with her lover has raised eyebrows among civil rights activists in the southern Indian state. Human rights activists and lawyers have viewed ...
    07/22/2016 - 4:43 am | View Link
  • Adam & Eve as Bad Test Cases, and God’s Moral Culpability
    God has chosen two people who are in some meaningful way different to the rest of humanity and any other test case may well have passed the test and not eaten the fruit. If we are all being punished (and this potentially includes the whole carnivorous ...
    07/20/2016 - 9:40 pm | View Link
  • The moral case against Jeremy Corbyn
    Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters are making much of Owen Smith’s work as a corporate lobbyist for Big Pharma before he entered politics. Whether he behaved unethically is irrelevant. To anyone who knows the culture of the left, his old job description alone ...
    07/20/2016 - 6:19 am | View Link
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  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels | Could everything we know ...
    “With more politicians in climate science than scientists, the refining fire of debate has devolved into the burning of heretics. Alex Epstein’s The Moral Case ...
    07/22/2016 - 10:19 am | View Website
  • Watch: Arthur Brooks' Ted Talk Makes the Moral Case for ...
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    07/22/2016 - 2:26 am | View Website
  • The moral case against a $15 minimum wage | Washington ...
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    07/22/2016 - 12:39 am | View Website
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    07/21/2016 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • Moral Relativism | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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    07/20/2016 - 11:43 pm | View Website
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