Counting Bodies, Preventing War

In an interview with AOAV, Dr. Johanna Rodehau-Noack, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford University, discusses her research on international conflict prevention, the role of fatality counts in shaping such efforts, and the ethical and practical limitations of relying solely on quantifiable metrics to define and address armed conflicts.

As British General predicts robots fighting for the army in just over a decade, AOAV examines the dangers of robotic warfare and its potential impact on civilians

The use of autonomous drones and robots in warfare poses a significant danger to civilians, as they can hunt down, target and kill humans without the need for direct human input, and raise questions about the potential for unintended casualties and lack of human oversight in decision-making.