Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems: A Primer for Cambodian Policy
This primer lays out the basics and issues of lethal autonomous weapons and their relevance to Cambodian policy and law.
The rapid development of modern technology has brought an increasing significance of its impact and influence on human lives. The exploration and acceleration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology have now reached a stage where it can replace humans’ daily functions, including defense and security systems. On the pretext of easing and increasing the efficiency of defense and security systems, a weapons system previously inseparable from the control, intelligence, and wisdom of human beings has now entered a new round where robots are programmed to replace subjects in performing such functions.