Eric Schmitt

U.S. State Department operating mini-drone fleet over Iraq

In an effort to secure its own facilities and its employees in the wake of the U.S. military pullout, the U.S. Embassy in Iraq is operating a small fleet of mini-drones for use in real-time surveillance. They're trying to get permission from the Iraqi government to make their use permanent.

Conflict & Justice

Role of the CIA in Yemen

We continue our coverage of the death of Anwar Al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born cleric killed early this morning in northern Yemen. It is still not clear whether the operation was carried out by Yemeni forces or American intelligence.