Tag: CNAS

The Drone Database

A growing number of countries are developing or acquiring unmanned aircraft systems. These drones are playing an ever-larger role in conflicts around the world. For example, we identified 38 drones made in six countries that are active in the conflict…

Postgame: the U.N. Debate on Lethal Robots

By Kelley Sayler This post was published in conjunction with the Center for a New American Security, which has an ongoing project on Ethical Autonomy. CNAS’ statement to the CCW can be found here. For our backgrounder on the UN CCW…

CNAS Primer on LAWS for UN Delegates

This paper is published with permission from the Center for a New American Security. By Paul Scharre, Michael C. Horowitz, and Kelly Sayler On April 13-17, delegates to the United Nations Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) will discuss lethal autonomous weapon…