Via: Business Insider
Pryer is a former intelligence officer who worked in various command staff in Iraq, Kosovo, Germany, and others. He’s also an award winning military author.
Plastered to the top of his most recent report, published by the Army’s Combined Arms Center, is a picture from the Terminator movies: a squad of evil looking humanoid machines, undoubtedly looking for human victims.
Pryer even named the paper after the last of these movies. He calls the paper “The Rise Of The Machines: Why Increasingly ‘Perfect’ Machines Help Perpetuate Our Wars And Endanger Our Nations.”
So it’s not hard to see what Pryor thinks about the global drone war, even without reading a word.
If a few words had to be picked though, let them be the most terrifying collection.
Along the way Pryer writes that he wishes he believed that America would one day look back at “transnational drone strikes as a morally disastrous policy that our nation brieﬂy toyed with at the turn of the century, before gaining wisdom from this folly.”
He believes himself to be optimistic in this regard though. A dreamer. Instead, a combination of an American feeling of blind moral superiority and technological supremacy make the development of Spartan robots seem like a foregone conclusion.
Then he drops this dystopic doozy:
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I said this was gonna happen……