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Ending the Logic of War

Photo: Håkan Dahlström CC NC BY 2.0 By Fabian Scheidler / Substack Over more than two decades, the Western world has moved further and further into a permanent state of crisis and emergency, which, according to the rhetoric of some of our leading politicians, has now escalated into an outright state of war. It began […]

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Gaza War: Artificial Intelligence is radically changing Targeting Speeds and Scale of Civilian Harm

By Lauren Gould, Utrecht University; Linde Arentze, NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies; and Marijn Hoijtink, University of Antwerp | – (The Conversation) – As Israel’s air campaign in Gaza enters its sixth month after Hamas’s terrorist attacks on October 7, it has been described by experts as one of the most relentless […]

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Gaza Conflict: Israel using AI to identify Human Targets raises Fears Innocents are Targeted

By Elke Schwarz, Queen Mary University of London | – A report by Jerusalem-based investigative journalists published in +972 magazine finds that AI targeting systems have played a key role in identifying – and potentially misidentifying – tens of thousands of targets in Gaza. This suggests that autonomous warfare is no longer a future scenario. […]

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Missing Links in Textbook History: War

Dr. Strangelove – The War Room. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, distributed by Columbia Pictures, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons By Jim Mamer / Original to ScheerPost In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military- industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise […]