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War and Technology

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War and Technology
By: Marco Cabre, Francisco Aponte, Tobias Itriago

History of Innovative Weaponry
Ancient Roman Empire
The Gladius, Pilum, and Hasta
Hundred Years' War
The English Longbow
The French Crossbow and Cannon
American Civil War and World War I
The Machine Gun
World War II
Nuclear Bomb
Weapon Equilibrium / Conflicts
The Soviet Union acquiring the Nuclear Bomb after the U.S.
World War II
The U.S and North Korean nuclear threats.
The Question
Have Technological Advancements Made War More or Less Humane?
Scientific Advancements
New technology provides more specific targeting
Wars end faster,cease fire, cessation
Can eliminate sending soldiers to fight
Just War Theory
Greek, Roman philosophers
Peaceful state
Exhausted all options
Lawfully declared
Proportionate to damage suffered
Civilians
Catholic teachings
The Perspectives:
Historical and Political
Ethical
Scientific
Richard Rhodes
“The Making of the Atomic Bomb”
"there is an ethical structure in war”
Ethical Technological Innovations
Medical advancements and treatment
Battlefield dressings
Tourniquets
Prosthetic Limbs
Golden Hour containers
Drones
Greatly reduces the risk of civilian casualties
Profiles target
Pilot is composed during strike
Other Advancements
Innovation of warfare aircraft
Precision Guided Munitions
Submarine warfare
Political Side
President Barack Obama and the U.S Government efforts to bring troops back to the homeland.
Obama's Speech in 2014
Conclusion
Access to UAV's and Government Plans
Deduction of soldiers deployed
Modern Weaponry keeping the balance of power
Ethics behind making war less violent and reducing casualties.
Links
http://classroom.synonym.com/after-cold-war-did-nuclear-weapons-soviet-union-possessed-go-21842.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/06/world/asia/btn-atomic-bombs/
http://fourriverscharter.org/projects/Inventions/pages/europe_crossbows.htm
https://la.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladius
http://www.richardrhodes.com
http://gajitz.com/worlds-most-advanced-prosthetic-hand-can-write-crack-eggs/
http://www.fentonpharmaceuticals.com/trauma_care_tourniquets.php
https://twitter.com/un
http://www.unaboulder.org
http://classroom.synonym.com/after-cold-war-did-nuclear-weapons-soviet-union-possessed-go-21842.html

http://www.politicspa.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/US-capitol.jpg
http://archive.defense.gov/DODCMSShare/NewsStoryPhoto/2014-04/hrs_140426-N-SZ959-183.jpg
http://chinesemilitaryreview.blogspot.com/2013/03/chinese-j-16-long-range-strike-fighter.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/spain/10073951/2-billion-Spanish-navy-submarine-will-sink-to-bottom-of-sea.html
http://www.miltechmag.com/2015/03/dutch-mq-9-reaper-deal-imminent.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_Grumman_X-47B
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