The Impact Of Drone Warfare On The People Of Other Countries

1959 WordsDec 8, 20158 Pages
In the early twenty first-century a new type of warfare entered the world stage, the implications and effects of which are barely coming to fruition for those who will have to live with what has been inflicted upon the people of other countries. Famed Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu once said, “the supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting”. This is meant to act as a wise proverb about the gruesome act of war. However, with the creation and advances in drone technology this quote has been more than fulfilled, it has guaranteed a perpetuation of a type of war where our government has no limits on the damage it can inflict. In our attempt to subdue, we are not fighting with soldiers, but fighting with machines that bear no burden on the minds of the American people. To the point where it is easy to believe that we are not fighting at all, but the reality of the situation is that drone warfare may be the most atrocious military action inflicted upon other countries by the American government, a monumental lie told to the American people, and a violation of basic international and human rights laws. The likes of which are not infinitely sustainable from a modern policy viewpoint, and will have to be dealt with if the democratic legitimacy of our country wishes to be upheld at all. In Kaag and Kreps’ Drone Warfare an in depth analysis of the modern usage of drones allows the reader to understand where it is drones came from, what they are doing here now,

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