Army Uses Robots
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"The US military is planning to deploy robots armed with machine-guns to wage war against insurgents in Iraq…. Officials say the robot warrior is fast, accurate and will track and attack the enemy with relatively little risk to the lives of US soldiers… the robot will rely on its human operator, remotely studying footage from its cameras, for the order to open fire."— US plans 'robot troops' for Iraq BBC News, Jan 23 2005

A couple of thoughts:

  • Has the U.S. Army cleared this heresy with the amnesty-obsessed Bush White House? How come its knee-jerk response hasn't appeared—import some Mexicans?
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