A soldier stands in front of a 'Shadow' Unmanned Aerial System during an official presentation by the German and U.S. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) at the U.S. military base in Vilseck-Grafenwoehr (REUTERS/Michaela Rehle).
Can Drones and Viruses be Ethical Weapons?
February 28, 2014,
Peter W. Singer discusses how technology like drones and cyber weapons are transforming the role of humans in war and conflict. There has been a geographic shift, he says, where human operators are less likely to expose themselves on the battlefield, and as modern weapons become increasingly autonomous, this raises new and difficult ethical questions.