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Are "Killer Drones" an acceptable weapon in war?
By making drone warfare very similar to video games, drone warfare makes combat too easy by diminishing ethical decisions.
Since no soldiers of the aggressor country are at risk, they risk nothing other than metal parts built in a factory. Thus it is easy to "just do a drone strike" since no life can be lost on the side of the aggressor.
With distance from the ethical implications, it's very easy to enter into gratuitous use of drones.
Studies have shown that drone pilots frequently experience
, suggesting that using a drone does not diminish the reality or ethical significance of their actions.