Emerging Technologies, Ethics and International Affairs
Country of Publication
Ashgate Publishing Limited
Includes 14 b&w illustrations
Series Edited by
Dr. Jai Galliot,Avery Plaw,Katina Michael
Table Of Contents
Contents: Introduction: legitimacy as a target, Steven J. Barela. Section I Through the Lens of Legality - Formal Validity: Jus ad bellum: crossing borders to wage war against individuals, Christian J. Tams and James G. Devaney; Who can be killed?: legal targets in non-international armed conflicts, Patrycja Grzebyk; Boundaries of the battlefield: the geographical scope of the laws of war, Katja Schoberl; Lethal force and drones: the human rights question, Gloria Gaggioli. Section II Through the Lens of Morality - Axiological Validity: Old ideas in new skins: the sixteenth century debate on artillery, Alexis Keller; The question of 'imminence': a historical view on anticipatory attacks, Steven J. Barela; Correcting the record: civilians, proportionality, and the jus ad vim, Avery Plaw and Carlos R. Colon; From just war to clean war: the impact of modern technology on military ethics, Delphine Hayim. Section III Through the Lens of Efficacy - Empirical Validity: Data on leadership targeting and potential impacts for communal support, Jenna Jordan; Tactical efficacy: 'notorious' UCAVs and lawfare, Marek Madej; Strategic efficacy: the opinion of security and a dearth of data, Steven J. Barela; Systemic efficacy: 'potentially shattering consequences for international law', Robert Kolb. Section IV Creating a Drone Court - Integration via a Policy Proposal: Establishment of a drone court: a necessary restraint on executive power, Amos N. Guiora and Jeffrey S. Brand; Can UCAVs be reconciled with liberal governance?: the substantive law of a drone court, Tom Farer and Frederic Bernard; Conclusion: defending legitimacy, Steven J. Barela. Index.
Steven J. Barela is Assistant Professor at the University of Geneva in the Global Studies Institute and is a member of the Law Faculty. He is trilingual and holds two M.A. degrees and an LL.M., along with a Ph.D. in law. In order to gain these competencies, he studied in the U.S., Spain, France, Mexico, and Switzerland.