"Taylor" trained as a drone sensor operator for six months, learning how to blow up things — and people — across the world with million-dollar equipment. But even though she got to go home every night, a decade of long-distance war has still taken its toll.
Farea al-Muslimi says American drone strikes aren't just driving Yemenis away from the United States, they're also damaging their relationship with the very sky that feeds their crops and families in peacetime.
You can buy a drone at a toy store, but are those really drones? It all depends on who's doing the flying and why — but some government agencies are having problems figuring out what's allowed and what's not.
On December 12, 2013, a drone strike killed a group of twelve men in Yemen. But beyond the number of the dead — and the compensation paid to the victims' families — almost everything else about the attack remains murky.
Missy Cummings saw the dawn of the age of drones — sorry, “unmanned aerial vehicles” — firsthand from the deck of an aircraft carrier. As one of the Navy's first female fighter pilots...
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