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Robots Replace Trigger Fingers in Iraq

David Isenberg writes in Asia Times:

The US government will spend about US$1.7 billion on ground-based military robots between fiscal 2006 and 2012, and the military has deployed thousands of robotic systems to Iraq and Afghanistan. They all have a human operator somewhere in the loop, but that may change soon. Welcome to a new Terminator-like world where robots decide whom, where and when to kill.

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