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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  • Analysis: Repo men default on the moral payments
    A purer case of biting the hand that feeds is hard to imagine. Who gave the orders? The FCA report is frustrating. "A senior manager" is mentioned but it is impossible to tell actual seniority. As so often, the details of "lowballing" will be left ...
    07/29/2014 - 4:13 am | View Link
  • Ronald Bailey on the Moral Case for Self-Driving Cars
    The coming era of autonomous autos raises concerns about legal liability and safety, but as Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey explains, there are good reasons to believe that robot cars may exceed human drivers when it comes to practical and even ethical ...
    07/28/2014 - 3:48 am | View Link
  • The Moral Case for Self-Driving Cars
    The coming era of autonomous autos raises concerns about legal liability and safety, but there are good reasons to believe that robot cars may exceed human drivers when it comes to practical and even ethical decision making. More than 90 percent of all ...
    07/28/2014 - 3:33 am | View Link
  • An Economic and Moral Case for Legalizing Cocaine and Heroin
    We’ve come a long way since Reefer Madness. Over the past two decades, 16 states have de-criminalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, and 22 have legalized it for medical purposes. In November 2012, Colorado and Washington went further ...
    07/27/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • COMMENT: We’re losing the moral high ground
    “I’m ashamed, really ashamed, that this no longer seems to be the case. “Speaking personally, I hold the view if ever there was an open and shut case for a human rights inquiry - an inquiry where both sides could put their case - then what is ...
    07/27/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 7:12 am | View Website
  • 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 6:58 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 ...
    07/29/2014 - 1:43 am | View Website
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
    07/29/2014 - 1:21 am | View Website
  • The Case for Reparations
    The Case for Reparations. Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy.
    07/29/2014 - 12:38 am | View Website
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