How Drone Warfare Is Getting Creepily Close To The Plot Of 'The Terminator'

It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but fully autonomous weapons systems (systems which "would be able to select and engage targets without human intervention," according to a recent Human Rights Watch report) are already being developed by multiple nations, including the United States. At the risk of stating the obvious, this strikes a lot of people as an absolutely horrible idea. 

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