Award winning journalist Amy Goodman interviews P.W. Singer, the author of Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century
The US has carried out drone attacks on alleged al-Qaeda targets inside Pakistani territory, killing an estimated 250 people in 2008. The Predator attacks highlight the US military’s increased use of unmanned aerial vehicles and other robotic devices on the battlefield. This and more is discussed with P.W. Singer, a former defense policy adviser to President Obama’s election campaign and author of Wired For War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Century.
Original air date: 2/6/2009
P.W. Singer Speech
P.W. Singer 2 Disc Special
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