Category: Roundup

Weekly Roundup 11/12

At the Center for the Study of the Drone Drones are heating up the territorial dispute between China and Japan over the Senkaku Islands. At the same time, China is expanding research and production of their own drones and Japan…

Weekly Roundup 11/4

At the Center for the Study of the Drone While aerial drones dominate the media spotlight, their lowly ground-based counterparts are quickly developing and proliferating around the world, with profound consequences for the future of warfighting. We explore the strange…

Weekly Roundup 10/28

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page.  At the Center for the Study of the Drone In the span of just over a week, two U.N. Special Rapporteurs,…

Weekly Roundup 10/21

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe below.  News Documents leaked by Edward Snowden show that the CIA has relied on signals intelligence collected by the National Security Agency to conduct drone strikes. The…

Weekly Roundup 9/14

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe below.  News Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai urged President Obama to end drone strikes in the northwestern territories of her country. After her meeting at the White…

Weekly Roundup 9/30

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe below.  News According to a new report, the Justice Department has spent nearly $5 million on drones for a number of federal agencies and police departments since…

Weekly Roundup 9/23

If you would like to receive the Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe below.  News According to FireEye, a cybersecurity company, the targets of Chinese cyber attacks on the United States have been the American defense contractors who manufacturer drones.…

Weekly Roundup 9/16

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The state legislature in Texas passed a law that makes it illegal to take or possess photographs taken by drones under certain circumstances. While restricting…

Weekly Roundup 9/9

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A 19-year-old teenager was killed in New York City after being struck in the head by his remote-controlled helicopter. (BBC News) An American drone strike in…

Weekly Roundup 9/2

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A drone strike is reported to have killed five people in Yemen, including al-Qaeda leader Qaeed al-Dhahab, commander of the Radaa district. (Al-Jazeera) Four militants…

Weekly Roundup 8/26

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Six financial giants in Britain are reconsidering their investment in British Telecom after the telecommunications company was accused of providing technical support for American drone…

Weekly Roundup 8/19

To receive our roundup in your inbox, subscribe at the bottom of the page. News Speaking at the National University of Science and Technology in Islamabad, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that drones should only be used for surveillance…