Episode 369 The Warrior's Conscience

Corey Levine and Olivia Ward have both worked in Afghanistan during wartime. Pakistan-born Tariq Rauf, who is familiar with the country, works in Vienna, tracking the development of nuclear weapons technology in various countries. Tariq cites figures from a report on “The Cost of War,” which leads to a discussion of drone killings. Are they less ethical than other possible means of fighting? What are the psychological effects on the remote drone-launcher? This brings us to questioning the rationale for the west’s fight against the Taliban and whether alternative means may be effective in curbing their war against women.

Panelists: 

• Corey Levine

• Tariq Rauf

• Olivia Ward

 

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