At The Boston Review, Alex de Waal questions the underlying rationale for raining robot death from the skies. A snippet:
Most of the controversy around targeted killing has concerned the legality of using lethal means outside of war zones and the numbers of civilians killed in these strikes. Another source of worry is what will happen when—inevitably and soon—other countries obtain the technology of remote assassination. U.S. actions will as precedents for these other powers.
These are valid concerns, but there are others, even more basic. We should question the logic of the drone in the first place.
Follow the link for the rest. It is worth a look.