Just & Unjust Targeted Killing & Drone Warfare

  title={Just \& Unjust Targeted Killing \& Drone Warfare},
  author={Michael Walzer},
  • M. Walzer
  • Published 1 September 2016
  • Political Science
  • Daedalus
Targeted killing in the “war on terror” and in war generally is subject to familiar and severe moral constraints. The constraints hold across the board; they don't change when drones are the weapon of choice. But the ease with which drones can be used, the relative absence of military risks and political costs, makes it especially tempting not only to use drones more and more, but also to relax the constraining rules under which they are used. It seems clear that the rules have, in fact, been… 

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