Abishur Shares His Thoughts On Killer Robots With Newsweek

Such a ban of autonomous weapons systems may not be possible on an international scale, however, with one expert warning that it would require the cooperation of all countries in order to be effective.

“When it comes to a ban, I think it’s impossible to have an international ban, it will be country specific,” Abishur Prakash, a geopolitical futurist at the Center for Innovating the Future, tellsNewsweek.

“Countries like Russia, China and Iran may see an international ban as an attempt by the west to assert control. If these countries don’t ban them, then countries like the United States and Canada would see a ban on killer robots as a threat to their own national security.”

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