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'Out of the Loop': Autonomous Weapon Systems and the Law of Armed Conflict


Michael N. Schmitt


Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law; University of Exeter Law School

Jeffrey S. Thurnher


Naval War College - International Law Department

February 5, 2013

4 Harvard National Security Journal 231 (2013)

Abstract:     
Examines the law of armed conflict (international humanitarian law) issues surrounding the fielding and use of autonomous weapon systems.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 51

Keywords: autonomous, humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, weapon

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Date posted: February 6, 2013 ; Last revised: July 3, 2014

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Schmitt, Michael N. and Thurnher, Jeffrey S., 'Out of the Loop': Autonomous Weapon Systems and the Law of Armed Conflict (February 5, 2013). 4 Harvard National Security Journal 231 (2013). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2212188

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Michael N. Schmitt (Contact Author)
Naval War College - Stockton Center for the Study of International Law ( email )
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.usnwc.edu/Academics/Faculty/Michael-Schmitt.aspx
University of Exeter Law School ( email )
Exeter, EX4 4QJ
United Kingdom
HOME PAGE: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/law/staff/mschmitt/
Jeffrey S. Thurnher
Naval War College - International Law Department ( email )
686 Cushing Road
Newport, RI 02841
United States
HOME PAGE: http://www.usnwc.edu/Academics/Faculty/Jeffrey-Thurnher.aspx
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