Tag: Iraq

Weekly Roundup 2/13/17

February 6, 2017 – February 12, 2017 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 Loitering munitions are a…

Drones Operating in Syria and Iraq

In Syria and Iraq today, there are more drones, made in more countries, and flown by more groups, than in any previous conflict. Once primarily the domain of technologically advanced militaries such as the United States, drones are being adopted…

Weekly Roundup 10/17/16

October 10, 2016 – October 16, 2016  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 U.S. president plays…

Drone Videos from Syria and Iraq

By Dan Gettinger Drones are a becoming a popular tool for conveying what is happening on the front lines in Syria and Iraq. New drone videos from this conflict are released on nearly a weekly basis, enabling high and low…

The Air Campaign Against ISIL

By Dan Gettinger On August 21, 2015, Reyaad Khan and Ruhul Amin, two British citizens who had traveled to Syria to fight with ISIL, were killed in a British drone strike while traveling in a vehicle outside of Raqqa, Syria.…

History Lesson: Iraq’s Foil-clad Drones

By Arthur Holland Michel On February 5, 2003, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell addressed the United Nations General Assembly in order to describe in detail the weapons of mass destruction that Saddam Hussein was supposedly developing in Iraq. This…

Weekly Roundup 11/17

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 If one drone can be claimed, above all others, to have started…

Weekly Roundup 8/19

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 The FBI’s secretive domestic drone program has been on a budgetary roller…

Weekly Roundup 8/12

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News A U.S. Predator drone reportedly took part in a series of American airstrikes against Islamic State positions in northeastern Iraq.…

Weekly Roundup 7/29

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News President Obama will intervene in the development of national drone regulations, issuing an executive order granting the National Telecommunications…

Weekly Roundup 7/2

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News The Department of Defense announced that the U.S. is flying armed drones over Baghdad in support of American military advisers…

Weekly Roundup 6/17

If you would like to receive the Weekly Roundup in your inbox, please subscribe at the bottom of the page. News At least 10 suspected militants were reportedly killed in two separate U.S. drone strikes near the town of Miram…