The Case Against Autonomous Killing Machines

Long a staple of science fiction, the notion of autonomous robots that can kill is starting to take root in the U.S. military. It'll only be a matter of time before these "thinking" machines are unleashed on the battlefield — a prospect that's not sitting well with people both inside and outside of the Pentagon. » 6/21/12 9:05am 6/21/12 9:05am