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What are the pros and cons of drone operations?

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Background and Context of Debate:

Ethics: Can pilotless airplanes be morally justified?

Pro

  • "Pilotless aircraft can hit targets without placing a pilot in harm's way." [The Economist, "Droning on", April 2010]


Con

Efficiency: Are drone operations crucial for military success?

Pro

  • They are useful for assassinations. "On February 17th [2010], for example, Sheikh Mansoor, an al-Qaeda leader in the Pakistani district of North Waziristan, was killed by a drone-borne Hellfire." [The Economist, "Droning on", April 2010]


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