Killer robots have a Pentagon budget line and a group of non-governmental organizations, including Human Rights Watch, is already working collectively to stop their development, the team say.

They claim governance and control of systems like killer robots needs to go beyond the end products.

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Time For Truth: (Daily Mail) – It is ALREADY too late to ban killer robots: Researchers say autonomous weapons 'have and will become possible'

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The small drone, with its six whirring rotors, swept past the replica of a Middle Eastern village and closed in on a mosque-like structure, its camera scanning for targets.

No humans were remotely piloting the drone, which was nothing more than a machine that could be bought on Amazon. But armed with advanced artificial intelligence software, it had been transformed into a robot that could find and identify the half-dozen men carrying replicas of AK-47s around the village and pretending to be insurgents.

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Time For Truth: (The New York Times) – The Pentagon’s ‘Terminator Conundrum’: Robots That Could Kill on Their Own

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Short of troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan a decade ago, the California National Guard enticed thousands of soldiers with bonuses of $15,000 or more to reenlist and go to war.

Now the Pentagon is demanding the money back.

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Time For Truth: (LA Times) – Thousands of California soldiers forced to repay enlistment bonuses a decade after going to war

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THE YEAR IS 2030. Forget about the flying cars, robot maids, and moving sidewalks we were promised. They’re not happening. But that doesn’t mean the future is a total unknown.

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Time For Truth: (The Intercept) – Pentagon Video Warns Of “Unavoidable” Dystopian Future For World’s Biggest Cities

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US Strategic Command systems detected a failed North Korean ballistic missile launch Saturday evening near the northwestern city of Kusong, the Pentagon said.

“We strongly condemn this and North Korea’s other recent missile tests, which violate UN Security Council resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea’s launches using ballistic missile technology,” Pentagon spokesman Gary Ross said in a statement.

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Time For Truth: (CNN) – US detects failed North Korean ballistic missile launch

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