Ethics for the AI-enabled warfighter — the human 'Warrior-in-the-Design'
The Hill, April 21, 2019
3 Pages Posted: 31 May 2019
Date Written: April 21, 2019
Can a victor truly be crowned in the great power competition for artificial intelligence?
According to Russian President Vladimir Putin, “whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.”
But the life of a state, much like that of a human being, is always subject to shifts of fortune.To better prepare the U.S. for sustainable leadership in AI innovation and military ethics, I recommend a set of principles to guide human warfighters in employing lethal autonomous weapon systems — armed robots.
Keywords: ethics, artificial intelligence, robots, armed robots, war, national security, technology, military
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