Like smart bombs aren’t ‘spent’ on civilian targets? It’s always an erroneous mishap.
Ah , yes , I like that idea. Then they would probably limit themselves mostly to drone / robot whacking.
Or: nobody’s expanding germ warfare? Advancing ever more lethal poison gas? As well as fostering evermore innovative chemical weapons.
Oh and mass rapes, ethnic cleansing… suicide bombers, torture, cluster munitions, child soldiers…
The laws of war, need to be kicked up a notch.
Perhaps lifted to: on pain of horrific protracted seemingly indefinite, unbelievably shocking torture; look we could tell you what was going to happen here, but the sheer implausibility, as well as the obviously disturbing nature shouldn’t really be mentioned, in polite company at least, mandates?
What like Deep rinse? Prewash? Spin-dry? Delayed execution?
Handy, from a menu maybe? Choose from an international range of army personnel!
All I say is they’d better have an effective child lock on those things, or they might be dangerous.
Outside Context Problem (OCP), the kind of problem "most civilisations would encounter just once, and which they tended to encounter rather in the same way a sentence encountered a full stop."