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Author Reddy, R. Shashank, author

Title India and the challenge of autonomous weapons / R. Shashank Reddy
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (20 pages)
Series Carnegie paper
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Contents Summary -- Introduction -- State of technology and current weapon systems -- The legal debate -- Should autonomous weapons be banned? -- India's position on autonomous weapons in the global context -- A way forward for India -- Conclusion
Summary "The introduction of autonomous weapons will profoundly change the nature of war and will also affect the understanding of laws of war. A small but fierce international debate has started over the legality and use of such weapons. India is uniquely placed to take a lead in the global discussion about this issue. India should view development and deployment of autonomous weapons through the prism of its security needs and national interests"--Publisher's web site
Notes "June 2016."
Series from resource home page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 15-19)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Carnegie, viewed June 24, 2016)
Subject Autonomous robots -- Government policy -- India
Autonomous robots -- Law and legislation
Military robots -- Government policy -- India
Military robots -- Law and legislation
Weapons systems -- Automation
Autonomous robots -- Law and legislation.
Weapons systems -- Automation.
Form Electronic book
Author Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, publisher
Carnegie India, issuing body