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
  • Failing Farkhunda means failing Afghan women - Frontier Post
    Failing Farkhunda means failing Afghan women - Al Jazeera
    07/7/2015 - 1:48 pm | View Link
  • Why de Blasio Went After Cuomo Was it was time to stop accepting ... - New York Magazine
    Cuomo to issue executive order today for special prosecutor in fatal ... - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
    07/7/2015 - 12:17 pm | View Link
  • For Jerry Brown, climate change issue melds the spiritual and ... - Los Angeles Times
    ... the faith to which Brown once pledged, to make the case for addressing ... Francis' involvement, Brown said, is "bringing a moral and ...
    07/7/2015 - 12:16 pm | View Link
  • Cosby accusers say they feel vindicated by his admission - Malay Mail
    Tuesday's 11 surprising Cosby tweets - USA Today
    07/7/2015 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • The National Black Church Initiative reaches out to the gay ... - Insight News
    Gay Marriage: 5 Quotes From Children About Family Life With Same-Sex ... -
    07/7/2015 - 11:46 am | View Link
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  • £528,550 set aside to tackle food poverty in Derbyshire
    "In the long term this will cause huge pressures on health and social care costs, so there is an economic as well as a moral case for us to take preventative action to address food poverty. We believe doing nothing is not an option." It is hope that ...
    07/30/2015 - 6:41 pm | View Link
  • The Moral Voice of the South
    The case, which began July 14 and could wrap up as soon as this ... “It didn’t even have a name, the first Moral Monday,” Barber recalls. “We just merely decided to stand up to all the extremism. Because we had tried all the normal channels ...
    07/30/2015 - 4:30 pm | View Link
  • Two funerals: Abdul Kalam's compassion is reminder of what we denied Yakub Memon
    Taking a life is the gravest power the state can have. However, sound the case against Yakub Memon, a larger moral case for capital punishment will have to ensure that it is prescribed not just for the “rarest of the rare”, but without bias ...
    07/30/2015 - 4:11 pm | View Link
  • The Gay Marriage Case Against the Minimum Wage
    The moral case against a minimum wage is scarcer still, so scarce you might think there isn't one. But there is, and many people find it intuitively appealing. Just look at the debate over gay marriage. Gay marriage has soared to new heights of acceptance ...
    07/30/2015 - 12:10 am | View Link
  • HINKLE: The gay-marriage case against the minimum wage
    The moral case against a minimum wage is scarcer still — so scarce you might think there isn’t one. But there is, and many people find it intuitively appealing.
    07/28/2015 - 3:34 pm | 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
    07/31/2015 - 7:16 pm | View Website
  • Is There a Moral Case for ObamaCare? | Health Policy Blog ...
    There is considerable consternation on the political left these days over whether Barack Obama failed to make a moral case for his signature health legislation.
    07/31/2015 - 6:34 pm | View Website
  • The Moral and Political Case for Reforming the Criminal ...
    Jails and Prisons; Blog; The Moral and Political Case for Reforming the Criminal Justice System. Criminal justice reform is one of those rare instances where moral ...
    07/31/2015 - 4:00 am | View Website
  • Casuistry
    Casuistry, or case-based reasoning, is a method in applied ethics and jurisprudence, often characterised as a critique of principle - or rule-based reasoning. The ...
    07/31/2015 - 2:34 am | View Website
  • Moral hazard
    In economics, moral hazard occurs when one person takes more risks because someone else bears the burden of those risks. A moral hazard may occur where the actions of ...
    07/30/2015 - 11:43 pm | View Website
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