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
  • Good lives deserve good deaths, and options at the end - Sydney Morning Herald
    Good lives deserve good deaths – and options at the end - Brisbane Times
    07/10/2014 - 3:00 pm | View Link
  • Another Unique Gay Marriage Battle: Clerk Defies Colorado Law - Findlaw Corporate Counsel
    ... the Tenth Circuit also issued a stay in that case -- meaning marriage ... time, but her own decision was based on her legal and moral ...
    07/10/2014 - 6:16 am | View Link
  • Has Ireland reintroduced criminal libel? - Index on Censorship
    ... offences being abolished as recently as 2009. The case itself was one ... On the other hand, it is susceptible to the same moral panics as ...
    07/10/2014 - 5:46 am | View Link
  • Health and safety: Why HR managers need to think like marketers to ... - HRZone
    ... and reputation” but lack “a wider sense of moral responsibility”. ... For example, in an HRZone case study , First ScotRail reported how
    07/10/2014 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Cruelly simple - ABC Online
    ... that enables Tony Abbott to speak today of the "moral blackmail" of ... is justified - and I think this is a difficult case to mount - one need ...
    07/10/2014 - 4:56 am | View Link
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  • Moral Equivalence Is Usually Moral Negligence
    "It takes two." "Who's to say who is more at fault?" Well, that sounds good and is often true, but how about in the case of the spousal or child abuser? But where I find it most troubling is in partisan politics. There the trend toward moral equivalence is ...
    07/21/2014 - 5:12 pm | View Link
  • Hamas vs. Israel: The case for moral clarity
    Two centuries ago, the great German poet Goethe said: "The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes." It's as true today as it was then. The difference between Hamas and Israel couldn't be greater, yet you wouldn't know it when listening to ...
    07/21/2014 - 10:07 am | 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 ...
    07/18/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Ujire moral policing case: Four arrested
    Mangalore: Belthangady police on Thursday arrested four persons in connection with an incident in which a 50 strong mob attacked a couple at Ujire bus stand on Wednesday. The arrested are: Ajith, a salesman from Mani, Gopal, a daily wage earner. Lingappa ...
    07/18/2014 - 4:47 am | View Link
  • Gary Goddard Files Objection to Potential John Doe Lawyer Citing ‘Bad Moral Character’
    Broadway producer points to Jeff Herman's suspension in Florida and banishment in Oregon Gary Goddard's attorneys filed an objection to the application of potential John Doe No. 117 attorney Jeff Herman in a sex abuse case filed against Goddard and Bryan ...
    07/17/2014 - 3:15 pm | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/21/2014 - 8:36 pm | View Website
  • Moral Stories | A tribute to the great Bharatiya Samskruti.
    Through small stories, the idea is to illustrate the greatness of the Indian culture. Through the stories one can learn the various aspects of the Indian life. We ...
    07/21/2014 - 8:36 pm | View Website
  • Main/Morality Pet
    The Morality Pet trope as used in popular culture, with a list of examples from all media.
    07/21/2014 - 11:11 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.
    07/21/2014 - 5:06 am | View Website
  • Moral hazard
    In economic theory, a moral hazard is a situation in which a party is more likely to take risks because the costs that could result will not be borne by the party ...
    07/20/2014 - 6:00 pm | View Website
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