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On the Record

New Warfare Technologies, New Protection Challenges


In an April 24, 2014 podcast with the Advanced Training Program on Humanitarian Action, Peter W. Singer addresses the use of autonomous weapons systems and how they are already used in both in warfare as well as humanitarian missions, such as protection, intervention and assistance. He also addresses some of the more experimental technologies being developed, included nanotechnologies, combat robots and laser weaponry.

Listen to the audio online or watch the video below.


Peter W. Singer

Former Brookings Expert

Strategist and Senior Fellow - New America

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