Harvard National Security Journal Feature (2013)
37 Pages Posted: 5 Dec 2012 Last revised: 9 Feb 2013
Date Written: December 4, 2012
Examines the international humanitarian law implications of autonomous weapon systems. Responds to criticism, such as Human Rights Watch's Losing Humanity report.
Keywords: international humanitarian law, law of armed conflict, robots, autonomous
JEL Classification: K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Schmitt, Michael N., Autonomous Weapon Systems and International Humanitarian Law: A Reply to the Critics (December 4, 2012). Harvard National Security Journal Feature (2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2184826 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2184826