Eugene Robinson: The emerging "drone' cultureQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|There has been far too little discussion of the moral calculus involved in using flying robots as tools of assassination. At the very least, the whole thing should leave us uneasy. Collateral damage -- the killing of innocents -- can be minimized but not eliminated. And even if only "bad" people are killed, this isn't war as we've traditionally understood it. Drone attacks are more like state-sponsored homicide.|
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