HMT AT Drones Advantages - SDI 2010 Drones Neg 2.0 Drones...

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SDI 2010 Drones Neg Drones Neg 2.0 Drones Neg for New Advantages Drones Neg for New Advantages ..................................................................................................... 1 AT: Terminator advantage ............................................................................................................... 2 AT: Modeling ...................................................................................................................................... 5 AT: Blowback Advantage ................................................................................................................. 6 AT: Terror—Drones Key .................................................................................................................. 7 AT: Terror Adv—Alt Causes to Anti-Americanism ..................................................................... 8 AT: Terror Adv.—US Action Not Key to Anti-Americanism ..................................................... 9 AT: Terrorist Attack on US Soil .................................................................................................... 10 1
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SDI 2010 Drones Neg Drones Neg 2.0 AT: Terminator advantage Drone attacks do not dehumanize and are more humanizing than piloted air strikes—They connect us closer to combat Love 10 Maryann Cusimano Love professor of international politics at Catholic University The National Catholic Weekly MARCH 15, 2010 A Troubling Disconnection d.a. 7-29-10 Although it may seem counterintuitive, surveys show that the military operators of drones (note that C.I.A. operators were not in the survey) suffer post-traumatic stress disorder at higher rates than do soldiers in combat zones. Why? First, instead of going to war with a unit that offers community, cohesion and military support services, drone operators are commuter warriors who go to their battle stations alone, with few support systems. Second, the operators see in detail the destruction and grisly human toll from their work, whereas a traditional bomber sees little of what happens after dropping a bomb. As Col. Pete Gersten, commander of Unmanned Aerial Systems at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, put it: “A lot of people downplay it, say, ‘You’re 8,000 miles away. What’s the big deal?’ But it’s not really 8,000 miles away, it’s 18 inches away. We’re closer… than we’ve ever been as a service. There’s no detachment. Those employing the system are very involved at a personal level in combat. You hear the AK-47 going off, the intensity of the voice on the radio calling for help. You’re looking at him, 18 inches away from him, trying everything in your capability to get that person out of trouble. Drone Strikes are more humane because they reduce civilian casualties Benson 09 Merv Benson Washington, Texas, United States former general counsel to two different public companies former officer in the Marine
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