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 by less technologically advanced militaries, militias, and non-state actors with …

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 speech is now infamous, and the the inaccurate statements about …

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 who are working with the Iraqi military in the wake …