On the responsible use of armed drones: the prospective moral responsibilities of states

  title={On the responsible use of armed drones: the prospective moral responsibilities of states},
  author={Christian Enemark},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={868 - 888}
  • C. Enemark
  • Published 2 July 2020
  • Political Science
  • The International Journal of Human Rights
ABSTRACT In 2016 the United States and 44 other countries issued a Joint Declaration for the Export and Subsequent Use of Armed or Strike-Enabled Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). This arms control agreement, the first to focus specifically on drones, includes a commitment to discuss how these are ‘used responsibly’ by states. However, the exact meaning of responsible use in this context remains uncertain. This article addresses the uncertainty by raising important questions for policymakers… 

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