Obama Drone Strikes

How Automated Wars Rob Us Of Humanity

Heather Roff | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Politics
Heather Roff

Militaries, and the U.S. military in particular, envisions a future where weapons do the thinking -- that is, planning, target selection and engagement. If we are not careful about the increasing push towards autonomous weapons, we may lose our very humanity in the process.

The Short Slide From Drones to Despotism

Heather Roff | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada Politics
Heather Roff

The U.S. saddles up its moral high horse and claims that drone attacks on U.S. citizens do not threaten the bedrock of individual rights and freedoms, but are done for the greater good. It is at best a legal farce and at worst detrimental to the rule of law in the U.S. (and possibly elsewhere).