"Cursed be he that smiteth his neighbor secretly." -- Deuteronomy 27:24
Some believe that drone attacks save U.S. lives because they do not rely on "boots on the ground" and thus service members are spared death and injury.
But what about other people's lives? Recently, as a Quaker and an American Friends Service Committee staff member, I joined a gathering of 150 interfaith folk at Princeton Theological Seminary to consider that very question.
Lethal drones are used in Pakistan, Somalia and Yemen precisely because "boots on the ground" would be impractical in those...