Weapon technology is getting more and more advanced and the human component is slowly fading away.

Should the next phase of warfare: autonomous, weaponised robots, go the way of landmines which are banned, or drones which are accepted as a reasonable option?

Produced by Justin Bull

  • Dr Jai Galliot, Research Fellow in Indo-Pacific Defence, UNSW
  • Mary Wareham, Global Coordinator for the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots and Advocacy Director of the Arms Division at Human Rights Watch

Aired on ABC's Life Matters on April 27, 2016