Julia M. Macdonald

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Julia M. Macdonald is assistant professor of international relations at the University of Denver’s Korbel School of International Studies.

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Foreign Policy Essay

Will Killer Robots Be Banned? Lessons from Past Civil Society Campaigns

Editor’s Note: One of the most successful NGO anti-war efforts was the campaign to ban landmines, which led to a treaty banning their use and production in 1997. Activists, not surprisingly, are using this model as they focus on other technologies, including autonomous weapons systems—and yes, here is a Terminator link.