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 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
  • Jared Diamond: A dispassionate look at religion over the course of ... - UCLA News
    ... just as is the case on Earth,” Diamond quipped, often dropping ... to teach obedience toward political leaders, to justify the moral codes of
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    Cowardly attackdamages tourism - Bangkok Post
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    UK Firm's Exec Slapped During Deaths Apology - Sky News
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    ... to visit her room — another legal and moral failure, according to Qi ... medical staff responded to questions about the case with shrugs
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  • Aafia case no lesser crime than Panama Leaks corruption, sister says - Frontier Post
    Leaks scandal the confidence of this nation reposed on Nawaz Sharif has become shaky and he is losing moral grounds to rule this country.
    05/2/2016 - 6:23 am | View Link
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  • The Snapchat Distracted Driving Lawsuit: What Legal and Moral Responsibilities do App Manufacturers Have With Respect to Distracted Driving?
    When deciding if a duty exists under particular circumstances, courts look at whether the harm suffered should have been foreseeable to the actor, in this case Snapchat. Should it have been foreseeable to Snapchat that providing the speed filter would ...
    05/2/2016 - 7:38 am | View Link
  • Fox2's Moral Crusade Against Gay Public Bathroom Sex Misses the Mark
    The lawmakers, pundits and presidential candidates backing these nonsensical restrictions are pushing the same fearful assumptions as the Fox2 segment — in this case, that gay sex in public bathrooms is equally deviant as child molestation. "People have ...
    05/2/2016 - 4:48 am | View Link
  • Saraki lacks moral right to challenge CCT boss: Federal Govt
    Umar will give a ruling on the matter today. Jacobs said the demand by the lawyer was unreasonable because the EFCC is not a party to the case at hand. In a 20-paragraph affidavit to oppose the motion, Jacobs said the application was one of the ...
    04/27/2016 - 10:31 pm | View Link
  • Guest Post: Abortion, punishment and moral consistency
    [2] So, on that view, abortion would be more like child abandonment. Child abandonment is typically punished but the standard case involves two elements: (a) not supporting the child and (b) preventing others from giving support to the child (e.g. by ...
    04/24/2016 - 11:41 pm | View Link
  • A moral rule book for our rulers
    If the courts do decide (as in the case of IPL matches), critics say there is judicial over-reach. If they don't (as in the LGBT issue), then the courts are accused of not stretching themselves. India has only 10% of the per capita judge strength compared ...
    04/23/2016 - 12:23 pm | View Link
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  • Moral case for open borders | Open Borders: The Case
    See also: Ethics and philosophy, moral counter-case, open borders normative ethics summary. A number of different normative ethical frameworks have been used to argue ...
    04/29/2016 - 1:28 am | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
    The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels is a 2014 book by American energy theorist Alex Epstein. The book argues that, although sometimes labeled as "immoral," the use of ...
    04/28/2016 - 8:20 pm | View Website
  • Moral Problems Case Studies in Philosophy at SUNY Plattsburgh
    Moral Problems How would you resolve these ethical dilemmas? In the fall 2009 semester philosophy students enrolled in Dr. Dixon’s PHI 104 “Moral Problems ...
    04/28/2016 - 3:56 pm | View Website
  • Case Study: Standards and Moral Judgments
    Philosophy 302: Ethics Case Study: Moral Judgments. Abstract: This case study illustrates the difficulty of making moral judgments as well as what can be inferred ...
    04/27/2016 - 4:08 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    04/27/2016 - 1:45 am | View Website
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