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The Ethics of Drone Strikes: Does Reducing the Cost of Conflict Encourage War?

Author: Dr Marcus Schulzke, Dr James Igoe Walsh Armed unmanned aerial vehicles—combat drones—have fundamentally altered the ways the United States conducts military operations aimed at countering insurgent and terrorist organizations. Drone technology is on track to become an increasingly important part of the country’s arsenal, as numerous unmanned systems are in development and will likely …

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Terrorist and Insurgent Unmanned Aerial Vehicles: Use, Potentials, and Military Implications

Author: Dr Robert J Bunker This manuscript focuses on the present threat posed by terrorist and insurgent use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as well as associated future threat potentials. This work presents a counterintuitive analysis in the sense that armed drones are typically viewed as a component of America’s conventional warfighting prowess—not a technology …

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