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Armed Drones and the Ethics of War - a book by Enemark, Christian

Armed Drones and the Ethics of War

Military Virtue in a Post-Heroic Age

Armed Drones and the Ethics of War( )
Author: Enemark, Christian
Series title:War, Conflict and Ethics Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $155.00
Book Description:

This book assesses the ethical implications of using armed unmanned aerial vehicles ('hunter-killer drones') in contemporary conflicts.

The American way of war is trending away from the heroic and towards the post-heroic, driven by a political preference for air-powered management of strategic risks and the reduction of physical risk to US personnel. The recent use of drones in the War on Terror has demonstrated the power of this technology to transcend time and space, but...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Military Policy
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.8 Pounds

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