Prohibiting Autonomous Weapons: Put Human Dignity First

@article{Rosert2019ProhibitingAW,
  title={Prohibiting Autonomous Weapons: Put Human Dignity First},
  author={Elvira Rosert and Frank G. C. Sauer},
  journal={Global Policy},
  year={2019}
}
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