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
  • Interview: USA has committed heinous crimes in Afghanistan - Pravda
    ... were sentenced by the misogynist judiciary for "moral crimes" such as ... In this case it would be causing instability near, and even ...
    05/20/2016 - 12:44 pm | View Link
  • Patricia Derian, activist who was President Carter’s human rights ... - Washington Post
    ... saw the change as a powerful mandate to force moral judgments to the ... other policymakers adopted a country-by-country, case-by-case attitude ...
    05/20/2016 - 11:10 am | View Link
  • UK introduces plain packaging for cigarettes - Asiaone
    On Thursday, the judge rejected the case from the claimants - British ... noted in his ruling that there was a "significant moral angle which is
    05/20/2016 - 10:50 am | View Link
  • Bodies of Water by VH Leslie review: a pallid, lazy ghost story - Irish Times
    For the most part its moral universe is straightforward. ... In which case, Bodies of Water becomes a story of mental illness, with the collective
    05/20/2016 - 9:41 am | View Link
  • updated2nd Amendment wins big on both coasts just as NRA endorses ... - KMPH Fox 26
    ... gets endorsement of National Rifle Association The moral boosting event ... Days later a D.C. case tackled another element of second amendment
    05/20/2016 - 8:24 am | View Link
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  • Identity Politics, Personal Biography, Social Contexts and Moral Responsibility; The Gillman-Harris Murder
    A minor drama has blown up after the Ihaia Gilman-Harris murder case, with Amy Wallace, the mother of one of the murderers, defending her son’s actions and therefore causing more grief to Gilman-Harris’ already shell-shocked and grieving Northland ...
    05/25/2016 - 4:05 pm | View Link
  • Democrazy: Venezuala Needs a Military Coup
    Germany got an unstable democracy with the Weimar Republic and then descended into tyranny (as is so often the case with nations) with Hitler. Of course, the lure of democracy is understandable; after all, having balancing powers within a nation can temper ...
    05/24/2016 - 10:13 pm | View Link
  • Celebrity Injunctions Show 'Moral Abuse' Of Courts As They Are 'Almost Entirely Taken Out By Unfaithful Men'
    One fact that can’t be disputed is that injunctions are eye-wateringly expensive to take out. “It really does vary from case to case, but you can be looking at hundreds of thousands of pounds, depending on how far they go,” says Morley.
    05/21/2016 - 9:03 pm | View Link
  • The moral case for a federal solution is compelling
    A TURKISH Cypriot acquaintance recently reminded me of an important truth about the Turkish Cypriots. He said that until 1974 fear of persecution was the dominant emotion among Turkish Cypriots, but not any more, he added as we surveyed people happily ...
    05/21/2016 - 3:50 pm | View Link
  • Gil Smart: Dale Recinella makes a moral case to kill the death penalty
    I've been a supporter of the death penalty. When I thought about it at all. Which is to say, some crimes are so heinous that only one punishment seems sufficient. But to say this is to make a lot of assumptions. It's to assume, first off, that the person ...
    05/20/2016 - 5:20 am | View Link
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  • The Moral Case Against the TPP
    Economy Analysis/Commentaries. The Moral Case Against the TPP  The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations ...
    05/26/2016 - 1:42 pm | 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 ...
    05/26/2016 - 5:07 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 ...
    05/26/2016 - 1:11 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 ...
    05/25/2016 - 3:45 pm | View Website
  • An Audacious Promise: The Moral Case for Capitalism ...
    Milton Friedman once said that every time capitalism has been tried, it has succeeded; whereas every time socialism has been tried, it has failed....
    05/25/2016 - 3:21 am | View Website
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