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
  • Celebrities have no moral responsibility about products they endorse
    While the intent of the government could be good, “misleading” is a vague and open-ended term. Take the case of Dhoni. He did end his contract with the realty firm but how would he have known that the company would fail to honour its commitment?
    10/21/2016 - 9:59 pm | View Link
  • The View from Atop my Moral High Horse…
    With all due respect to the likes of Franklin Graham, and Dinesh D’Sousa (good, solid men, who have slipped on the Trumpian Banana Peel, I think), a moral case for voting affirmatively for Donald Trump cannot be made. Period. A political calculation ...
    10/21/2016 - 5:48 pm | View Link
  • I-732 is the right moral step to take action on climate change
    “As an argument against I-732 … the ‘revenue hole’ case is a red herring,” Sightline reported. The real risk to the state budget isn’t I-732, it’s the ravages that climate change will inflict on our families, our communities and our econom
    10/21/2016 - 5:28 pm | View Link
  • Enough of this apologizing for abortion on demand, pro-abortion author outlines “The Moral Case for Abortion”
    You would expect the pro-abortion to the gills Irish Times to glorify a new book by a prominent pro-abortion entrepreneur, but even I was surprised by Fionola Meredith’s gushing review of “The Moral Case for Abortion,” by Ann Furedi. Meredith is much ...
    10/21/2016 - 11:16 am | View Link
  • Honey trap row: JD(U) asks Varun Gandhi to resign on moral grounds
    File Photo: Varun Gandhi "Even Advaniji had resigned his seat when he faced accusation in hawala case," it added, a day after Swaraj Abhiyan leaders released a letter written by US-based lawyer C. Edmonds Allen to the PMO alleging that Gandhi was "honey ...
    10/21/2016 - 4:04 am | View Link
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  • Watch: Arthur Brooks' Ted Talk Makes the Moral Case for ...
    Brooks mentions Jonathan Haidt's work, which I'd recommend looking into. His findings about how liberals and conservatives think and process moral questions proved... ...
    10/16/2016 - 9:51 pm | View Website
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  • Small Wars Journal
    Journal Articles are typically longer works with more more analysis than the news and short commentary in the SWJ Blog. We accept contributed content from serious ...
    10/16/2016 - 2:24 am | View Website
  • Veganism
    Veganism is both the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated abolitionist philosophy that rejects the ...
    10/15/2016 - 10:57 pm | View Website
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    10/15/2016 - 5:06 pm | View Website
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