Moral and Safe? War, Peace, Drone Warfare and the Religious Community
This introductory film describes the history, the nature, use and moral challenges posed by drone warfare. It features Col. Lawrence Wilkerson (U.S. Army retired), former Chief of Staff for General Colin Powell; Dr. Mary Ann Cusimano Love, Catholic University; Diane Randall, Friends Committee On National Legislation; Andrea Prasow, Human Rights Watch; and Jamal Jaffer, Columbia University Law School. The challenges facing drone operators are also described. Religious leaders, including a Catholic, Protestants, a Muslim, a Sikh, and a rabbi tell us about their traditions’ views of drone warfare.
Other films produced by the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare
Besides Moral and Safe?: War, Peace, Drone Warfare and the Religious Community, the Interfaith Network on Drone Warfare has produced The Religious Community and Drone Warfare which provides more in depth religious perspectives on drone warfare. You can learn more on the right side of the home page.
Those wishing to learn more about the victims of drone warfare in targeted countries and drone operators should watch Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars, Drone or National Bird.