Category: Need to Know

Drone Strikes in Pakistan Last Week

By Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland Michel Between October 5 and October 11, the United States launched eight reported drone strikes in Pakistan. The strikes took place in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA); four in the Shawal Valley that…

What You Need to Know About Paparazzi Drones

By Arthur Holland Michel and Dan Gettinger On September 30, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that is aimed, at least in part, at preventing paparazzi from using ┬ádrones to snoop on celebrities. While the text of…

A Brief History of Hamas and Hezbollah’s Drones

by Dan Gettinger and Arthur Holland Michel When the news broke that the Israeli Iron Dome anti-missile system had downed a Hamas-operated, possibly weaponized drone, the internet exploded. But the news hardly comes as a surprise. Hamas and Hezbollah have…