Tag: Afghanistan

Weekly Roundup 2/16/15

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The Federal Aviation Administration has released its proposed rules for the domestic, non-recreational use of drones weighing less than 55…

Weekly Roundup 12/22

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Wondering what to read this holiday season? We’ve chosen the best drone…

Weekly Roundup 7/29

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Weekly Roundup 5/19

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone Why is the drone debate going nowhere? Why is everyone speaking…

Weekly Roundup 3/11

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Weekly Roundup 1/28

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. At the Center for the Study of the Drone The First World War marked the birth of modern, mechanized warfare,…

Weekly Roundup 12/9

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 Alice Ross leads the Covert Drone War project at the Bureau of…

Weekly Roundup 12/2

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 On November 26, an Israeli mall and cinema complex was converted into…

Book Review: Out of the Mountains

By Dan Gettinger A solitary drone flies over a far away mountain valley in Afghanistan operated by a pilot thousands of miles away on a distant base in the Mojave desert. The drone is the icon of remote-controlled warfare. In…

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…

Weekend Roundup 4/28

News Trending Now The United States Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing this week titled ‘Drone Wars: the Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killing.’ Watch video here. (Senate.gov) In testifying before the Judiciary Committee, Farea al-Muslimi, a 23-year old…

Weekend Roundup 3/17

March 17th News Trending Now The Department of Defense has stopped reporting the number of drone strikes due to the “‘disproportionate focus’” on lethal operations carried out by unmanned aircraft (3% of all sorties).   According to the LA Times,…