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 Terrifying Technological Unknown - Slate Magazine
    Self-Driving Cars Could Add Billions in Revenue to Entertainment ... - Hollywood Reporter
    06/24/2016 - 10:04 am | View Link
  • Plato On The 'Dead White Man' Chopping Block - Huffington Post
    ... need look no further than The Republic to make a case that not all ... is a corresponding one of passable philosophical or moral insight - but ...
    06/24/2016 - 9:59 am | View Link
  • The Daily 202: Stop underestimating Trump. ‘Brexit’ vote shows ... - Washington Post
    ... the term simply hoping the court would not use the case to ban all uses ... back into more Christians.” 3. “I helped start the Moral ...
    06/24/2016 - 9:16 am | View Link
  • Father who sent ultrasound jailed - Brisbane Times
    Queensland dad who sent ultrasound jailed over child porno - Brisbane Times
    06/24/2016 - 9:07 am | View Link
  • DAPA and Brexit: Is the Left up to the challenge? - National Catholic Reporter
    ... of the Supreme Court: On the merits of the case before them, they might ... conflated their socio-economic superiority with moral superiority, ...
    06/24/2016 - 8:44 am | View Link
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  • The moral revolutionaries present their demands: unconditional surrender
    As he makes his case, he argues that liberal judges are now in the majority and that the Supreme Court, given the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is unlikely to reverse any liberal decisions handed down by lower courts. Federal judges, Tushnet argues ...
    06/23/2016 - 11:00 pm | View Link
  • Editorial: Orlando surfaces issues of moral urgency
    It would seem that at this point in our history -- with the long-established record of unparalleled carnage outside of the circumstances of war — that it would be easy to make the case for greater controls over firearms and for enacting much stricter ...
    06/23/2016 - 9:06 am | View Link
  • Driverless vehicles must have sophisticated moral algorithms, say researchers
    Their results reflect the murkiness of human ethics: they found that while most people support automated vehicles that respond to save the greater number of people in the case of a collision (even if that means sacrificing the car's passenger), they wouldn ...
    06/23/2016 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • 'Opportunist' AAP has lost moral authority to speak about principled politics, says Congress
    The case has been registered under Section 506 (criminal intimidation), Section 509 (word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman) and Section 323 (punishment for voluntarily causing hurt) of the Indian Penal Code at the Neb Sarai Police ...
    06/22/2016 - 10:47 pm | View Link
  • Honor, integrity and moral ground
    The current amount is $35 million in excessive billing paid by taxpayers. The case wraps around eight states and eight countries and is the largest and longest running case in military history. These are the very people on which we place badges of honor ...
    06/22/2016 - 3:40 am | View Link
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  • 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 ...
    06/21/2016 - 1:23 am | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Capitalism: An Evening with Dinesh D ...
    On Feb. 2, 2016, more than 600 guests joined Dinesh D’Souza at Rider University for a discussion of "The Moral Case for Capitalism." Presented by The Rebovich ...
    06/18/2016 - 1:15 pm | View Website
  • Jeb Bush makes the moral case against Donald Trump
    Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush's campaign has a new television ad out in New Hampshire that blasts frontrunner Donald Trump and makes a moral case against ...
    06/17/2016 - 7:50 pm | View Website
  • The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels: Alex Epstein ...
    The explanation, energy expert Alex Epstein argues in The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels, is that we usually hear only one side of the story.
    06/17/2016 - 11:07 am | View Website
  • The moral case against a $15 minimum wage | Washington ...
    Jason Russell is a commentary writer for the Washington Examiner. ... 2587253 2016-03-31T00:00 2016-03-30T17:53 The moral case against a $15 minimum wage The minimum ...
    06/17/2016 - 10:31 am | View Website
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