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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    11/21/2015 - 6:36 am | View Link
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    11/24/2015 - 2:29 am | View Link
  • The moral and strategic case for admitting Syrian refugees
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    11/23/2015 - 3:17 am | View Link
  • Making the moral case on climate change ahead of Paris summit
    Lawrence Torcello does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this article, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond the academic appointment above. The Conversation is ...
    11/22/2015 - 9:39 pm | View Link
  • There is moral and military case for Syria air strikes, says Michael Fallon
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    11/22/2015 - 8:27 pm | View Link
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    11/22/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
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    11/23/2015 - 2:41 pm | View Website
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    11/23/2015 - 7:46 am | View Website
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    11/22/2015 - 6:10 pm | View Website
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    11/21/2015 - 7:30 pm | View Website
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    11/20/2015 - 10:27 am | View Website
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