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Author Calhoun, Laurie,
Title We kill because we can : from soldiering to assassination in the drone age / Laurie Calhoun.
Imprint London : Zed Books, [2015]

Author Calhoun, Laurie,
Subject Military robots -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Drone aircraft -- Moral and ethical aspects.
War -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Militarism -- Ethics.
Description 1 online resource
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Summary A disturbing and controversial exposé of the ethics of remote-controlled warfare in the twenty-first century.
Contents Find. Drone Nation -- From black ops to standard operating procedure -- The logic of targeted killing -- Lethal creep -- Fix. Strike first, suppress questions later -- The new banality of killing -- The operators -- From conscience to oblivion -- Finish. Death and politics -- Death and taxes -- The death of military virtue -- Tyrants are as tyrants do.
ISBN 9781783605491 (electronic bk.)
1783605499 (electronic bk.)
9781783605507 (electronic bk.)
1783605502 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 921249132

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