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A new class of zero days and autonomous weapons systems
Nov 12, 2018

A new class of zero days and autonomous weapons systems

What if there was a new class of zero days on the horizon? What if, even if it was a known zero day, it wouldn’t necessarily be able to be patched,

Amidst calls for a ban, India leads the debate on Lethal Autonomous Weapons
Nov 29, 2017

Amidst calls for a ban, India leads the debate on Lethal Autonomous Weapons

At a decisive meeting on the future of LAWS, countries such as Pakistan and Cuba have called for a pre-emptive ban, while others like US, Germany and Russia disagree.

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers
Dec 21, 2018

Beyond the ‘Lethal’ in lethal autonomous weapons: Applications of LAWS in theatres of conflict for middle powers

Even as Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) promise to revolutionise the battlefield, very little analysis moves beyond the great powers to examine the interests that middle powers may have in these systems. Shaped by their own geostrategic contexts, demographic issues and geography challenges, countries like India, South Korea, Indonesia or the Philippines may find utility in LAWS for improving the efficiency of their forces, reducing both

The need for African centrality in the Lethal Autonomous Weapons debate
Apr 08, 2019

The need for African centrality in the Lethal Autonomous Weapons debate

LAWS are transforming into an arena of geopolitical and strategic competition while also reflecting the same inequalities that have characterised tech

Towards policy clarity on Autonomous Weapons Systems
May 24, 2023

Towards policy clarity on Autonomous Weapons Systems

Policy clarity is needed to deal with the idea of a weapons system that surrenders life-and-death decisions to machines. ICRC is an independent humanitarian organisation set up in 1863, that has been playing an active part in discussions around the subject of AWS

Why autonomous weapons should not be banned
Dec 16, 2017

Why autonomous weapons should not be banned

While it is legitimate to question the ethics and rules surrounding autonomous weapons, the idea that their development will necessarily usher in an apocalyptic future may not be accurate

A new frontier: Space warfare
Feb 27, 2024

A new frontier: Space warfare

Recent reports about Russia's experiments with new space technology have set off alarm bells in countries worldwide

AI has a gender problem. Here’s what to do about it
Apr 16, 2018

AI has a gender problem. Here’s what to do about it

Today, machines reflect regressive, patriarchal ideas that have proven to be harmful to society. If this continues, technology may no longer usher us into a post-gender world.

Catch (20)22: Resolving the decade-long deadlock around LAWS
Jan 03, 2023

Catch (20)22: Resolving the decade-long deadlock around LAWS

It is high time that the annual discussion around lethal autonomous weapons systems (LAWS) delivers a legal or political framework for regulatory purp

Ethics of emerging technologies on the battlefield
Jul 12, 2023

Ethics of emerging technologies on the battlefield

By integrating diverse perspectives and expertise, it is possible to foster responsible development and deployment of AI in warfare

How India, too, is on a quest for undersea dominance, to counter the Chinese navy’s growing presence
Aug 31, 2018

How India, too, is on a quest for undersea dominance, to counter the Chinese navy’s growing presence

As China and the US pursue development of unmanned underwater drones, the Indian navy is also adjusting its strategy to include autonomous vehicles in its armoury against China’s growing undersea footprint in the Indian Ocean

India to chair UN group on 'killer robots', open new page on arms control diplomacy
Dec 19, 2016

India to chair UN group on 'killer robots', open new page on arms control diplomacy

India was selected as the chair of the first group of governmental experts (GGE) constituted to deliberate the issue of Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS) and their impact on international security

Lethal Autonomous Dragon: China’s approach to artificial intelligence weapons
Nov 15, 2017

Lethal Autonomous Dragon: China’s approach to artificial intelligence weapons

China does not want to be at the receiving end of a technological asymmetry in what may very well be the conventional approach to war in the future. I

Machine-driven weapons need an international system of accountability
Feb 22, 2019

Machine-driven weapons need an international system of accountability

In the absence of clear norms on human accountability and attribution for autonomous weapons, we could see states like Pakistan deploy LAWS for operations outside their borders.

Pie in the sky: The artificial ace
Aug 23, 2020

Pie in the sky: The artificial ace

A spectacular dogfight scoreline is tantalising, but still leaves a lot unsaid about the future of AI and autonomous warfare.

Setting the guardrails for AI in weapons
Jan 30, 2024

Setting the guardrails for AI in weapons

Any governance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) needs to consider the deadliest applications of AI

अंतराळातील युद्ध: एक नवीन आघाडी
Mar 18, 2024

अंतराळातील युद्ध: एक नवीन आघाडी

रशियाकडून नव्या अवकाश तंत्रज्ञानाचा वापर करण्यासंबंधा�

युद्धक्षेत्रात AI तंत्रज्ञान तैनात करणे शक्य आहे का?
Oct 15, 2023

युद्धक्षेत्रात AI तंत्रज्ञान तैनात करणे शक्य आहे का?

वैशिष्ट्यपूर्ण दृष्टिकोन आणि कौशल्य विकसित केलेल्या AI तंत्रज्ञानाला विकास आणि युद्धाच्या क्षेत्रात तैनात करण्याच्या शक्यतेला चालना देता येईल का? हे पाहणे महत्त्वाचे �

शस्त्रास्त्र प्रणालींमध्ये एआयची सुरक्षा कशी ठरवायची?
Feb 21, 2024

शस्त्रास्त्र प्रणालींमध्ये एआयची सुरक्षा कशी ठरवायची?

आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजन्स (एआय) वर कोणतेही नियम बनवताना, एआ�