Analyzing the Drone Debates: Targeted Killing, Remote by James DeShaw Rae

By James DeShaw Rae

The booklet examines crucial arguments for and opposed to using unmanned aerial cars for surveillance and 'targeted killing.' Addressing either side of the argument with transparent and cogent info, the publication presents a radical advent to ongoing debate concerning the way forward for battle and its moral implications.

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Real questions remain unanswered regarding how many have died that were not intended, what percentage of civilians were killed as compared to those who were targeted, and what is the ultimate rationale for the continuance of drone strikes in Pakistan against local warlords and of expanding the operations into non-combat zones. ”151 Moreover, America’s unique standing may not last long; a widespread diffusion of drone technology across the globe is resulting in a drone arms race that seems to be in its infancy but is rapidly expanding as other nations advance.

S. outlook: To begin with, our actions are effective ... Simply put, these strikes have saved lives ... Remember that the terrorists we are after target civilians, and the death toll from their acts of terrorism against Muslims dwarfs any estimate of civilian casualties from drone strikes. Conventional airpower or missiles are far less precise than drones, and are likely to cause more civilian casualties and more local outrage. And invasions of these territories lead us to be viewed as occupying armies, unleash a torrent of unintended consequences, are difficult to contain, result in large numbers of civilian casualties and ultimately empower those who thrive on violent conflict ...

S. S. outlook: To begin with, our actions are effective ... Simply put, these strikes have saved lives ... Remember that the terrorists we are after target civilians, and the death toll from their acts of terrorism against Muslims dwarfs any estimate of civilian casualties from drone strikes. Conventional airpower or missiles are far less precise than drones, and are likely to cause more civilian casualties and more local outrage. And invasions of these territories lead us to be viewed as occupying armies, unleash a torrent of unintended consequences, are difficult to contain, result in large numbers of civilian casualties and ultimately empower those who thrive on violent conflict ...

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