Germany's Drone Conundrum 'New Wars' Demand New Mindsets

Germany's government recently announced plans to do a 180-degree policy shift by deploying armed drones in combat. It argues that remote-controlled killing machines are no different than any other weapons, but experts say the "new wars" have completely different -- and revolutionary -- rules.
Von Thomas Darnstaedt
Does Germany's constitution allow the use of armed drones, such as this American one?

Does Germany's constitution allow the use of armed drones, such as this American one?

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