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Extensions for the Terminator There is a linear relation relationship—each drone attack increases the odds of an attack on the U.S. McGrath 10 LIEUTENANT COLONEL SHAUN R. MCGRATH United States Air Force STRATEGIC MISSTEP: “IMMORTAL” ROBOTIC WARFARE, INVITING COMBAT TO SUBURBAN AMERICA March 18, 2010 d.a. 7-27-10 Today one solution to the vexing problem of engaging in continued retribution and pro-active strikes against terrorists or insurgents creates a growing strategic peril with every ostensible tactical success. The strategic peril stems from the expanded use of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) strikes that target individuals. The peril primarily emanates from strikes against high value targets (HVT) or high value individuals (HVI) outside of direct force-on-force engagements. 3 When used in a complimentary role for force-on-force actions, an RPA’s persistent over-watch ability and targeted firepower enhances tactical success . Extrapolating this tactical success to a broader strategic campaign without the full consideration for second and third order effects induces potential strategic missteps. Key counter- terrorism experts already argue that the second order effect of anti-U.S. sentiment continues to grow with each one of these strikes. 4 Today, however, few experts appear to connect the dots to the postulated third order effect of an increased risk of enduring enemy attacks on U.S. soil . 2
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SDI 2010 Aff Drones Drones pervert war operations into reality video games Graham 06 STEPHEN GRAHAM, Centre for the Study of Cities and Regions, Department of Geography, University of Durham, Cities and the 'War on Terror'nWiley interscience International Journal of Urban and Regional Research Volume 30, Issue 2 , Pages 255-276 As a further demonstration of how the transnational connections underpinning US military technology both reflect, and erupt within, the 'war on terror's' urban imaginative geographies, some Predator 'pilots' actually operate from virtual reality 'caves' in a Florida air base 8– 10,000 miles away from the drones' target zones. For the US military personnel doing the piloting, this 'virtual' work is almost indistinguishable from a 'shoot-'em-up' video game (except that the people who die are real). 'At the end of the work day', one Predator operator reflected in 2003, 'you walk back into the rest of life in America' (quoted in Newman, 2003 ). Drones produce a dehumanization that makes future wars inevitable Mintzes 08 Rob Mintzes Reporter for Groundreport July 09, 2008 Dehumanization of the Military http://www.groundreport.com/US/Dehumanization-of-the-Military/2864728 The stories feature the newest UAV in the Air Force's arsenal: the Reaper. Unlike its predecessor -- the Predator -- the Reaper can carry the same bomb load as an F-16 fighter jet, all without a pilot physically being in the cockpit (and with
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