The Ethics of Drone Warfare: WYPR
Emmitsburg, Maryland - Mount St. Mary's University's Archbishop Harry Flynn Chair of Christian Ethics and Vice President for Catholic Identity and Mission appeared on WYPR's Midday with Dan Rodricks to discuss the ethics of drone warfare:
Last month, President Obama acknowledged his of drones, calling drone strikes a necessary evil that should only be exercised when no other options are available. A discussion of the ethics of drone warfare with Shane Riza, Air Force colonel and author of Killing Without Heart: Limits on Robotic Warfare in an Age of Persistent Conflict; the Most Rev. Stuart Swetland, a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and the Archbishop Harry Flynn Chair of Christian Ethics at Mount St. Mary’s University; John Kaag, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell; and Bradley Strawser, a former Air Force officer and an assistant professor of philosophy at the Naval Postgraduate School.