Belated Tuesday Linkage

3 September 2013, 1948 EDT


Humanitarian Disarmament

  • The ICRC has finally issued a statement on autonomous weapons. [It does not join a call for a ban but states that there must be “certainty” that AWS can be used in compliance with IHL.]
  • In its continued bid for leadership on humanitarian issues, France led a UN meeting on autonomous weapons today.
  • Matthew Kroenig on why US nuclear disarmament is a bad idea.