A short primer on arguments over the law and ethics of autonomous weapon systems, appearing in The Oxford Handbook of Law, Regulation, and Technology, just out from Oxford University Press (July 2017).
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On July 1, 1916, nearly two years into the Great War, British forces sought to break the stalemate of trench warfare on the Western Front by a "Big Push" at a hitherto quiet section of the front at the Somme. The result was a disaster in human and military terms, the worst single day in British military history.
New short report by CNAS associate fellow Kelley Sayler on the strategic and policy issues raised by military UAVs (in many different sizes, sophistication, and configurations), as they enter countries' weapons inventories across the Asia Pacific region
A brief review of Ann Larabee's The Wrong Hands: Popular Weapons Manuals and Their Historic Challenges to a Democratic Society.