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AIR DATE: November 27, 2012

We all cheered when the Navy Seals captured and killed Osama bin Laden. Many of his cohorts in Al Qaeda and the Pakistan Taliban have been killed by unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones. This seems an effective way to deal with terrorists, but some critics have taken issue with the idea that the drones' efficiency makes it the most moral way to root out terrorism.
 
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John Kaag, Department of Philosophy, University of Massachusetts at Lowell
Sarah Kreps, Deptartment of Government, Cornell University, and author, Coalitions of Convenience: United States Military Intervention After the Cold War

 

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    drones are cool
    JimNov 21, 2012 21:53:07 PM
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