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
  • The boy who wanted to spread blood - Brisbane Times
    He planned the beheading of an Australian police officer - CNN
    10/3/2015 - 3:10 pm | View Link
  • Council let Hornsby water-clock fall into disrepair, artist claims - ABC Online
    ... to complain about that." A legal case — if it proceeded to court — would rely on the rarely used concept of artists' moral rights, which...
    10/3/2015 - 3:01 pm | View Link
  • India not interested in genuine dialogue, says Pakistan - Frontier Post
    UN given proof of Indian hand in Balochistan, FATA and Karachi : ... - Daily Times
    10/2/2015 - 1:24 pm | View Link
  • The GOP Is Overmatched - Right Wing News
    Utah to Send Planned Parenthood Federal Funds Through 2015 - ABC News
    10/2/2015 - 12:21 pm | View Link
  • Let Oregon shootings be the last - Charleston Post and Courier
    That should not be the case. ... It should produce a national moral outrage — including in the national legislature.
    10/2/2015 - 12:18 pm | View Link
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  • A thin moral line: When is it enough to condemn in unity?
    It is wrong'. Why is acknowledging the barbarity of what is in any case an isolated action so difficult? After all, barring absolute lunatic fringe, hopefully more visible than real, few on the right are suggesting that this be the preferred mode of action ...
    10/4/2015 - 9:18 am | View Link
  • Dadri lynching: The thin moral line
    It is wrong’. Why is acknowledging the barbarity of what is in any case an isolated action so difficult? After all, barring the absolute lunatic fringe, which is hopefully more visible than real, few on the right are suggesting that this be the preferred ...
    10/4/2015 - 4:03 am | View Link
  • LETTER: Respect church’s moral authority
    In the case of the constitutionality of “marriage between a man and a woman,” this is a primary case of a foundational law. In other words, no natural decree has preeminence over supernatural decrees. An atheistic society will uphold laws that suit ...
    10/3/2015 - 5:16 pm | View Link
  • Nothing to see here, just a case of moral cowardice
    There's no doubt about it: there's a single tyrannical narrative in this country, and every personal tragedy that can be, must be shoehorned into the official view - that the Eighth must go. Personally, I think the Amendment has no place in the ...
    10/3/2015 - 2:34 pm | View Link
  • 1890: London’s Moral Guardians
    An interesting question was raised in the case of the Empire, not entirely unfamiliar to traveling Americans. This license was opposed by Mr. Charrington, a member of the committee on the triple grounds: 1. That it was the resort of low women and a source ...
    10/2/2015 - 4:36 am | View Link
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  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Alex Epstein ...
    The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
    10/2/2015 - 12:25 pm | View Website
  • Moral Relativism (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
    Moral relativism is an important topic in metaethics. It is also widely discussed outside philosophy (for example, by political and religious leaders), and ...
    10/1/2015 - 10:32 am | View Website
  • State Bar of California: Statement On Moral Character ...
    Statement Statement On Moral Character Requirement For Admission To Practice Law In California. The Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California ...
    10/1/2015 - 8:09 am | View Website
  • ethics | philosophy |
    Ethics, also called moral philosophy, the discipline concerned with what is morally good and bad, right and wrong. The term is also applied to any system or theory ...
    10/1/2015 - 6:57 am | View Website
  • Ethics
    Ethics, or moral philosophy, is the branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct The term ethics ...
    10/1/2015 - 3:44 am | View Website
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