Tag: drone

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Nothing Says "Sorry Our Drones Hit Your Wedding Party" Like $800,000 and Some Guns

Untangling the aftermath of a United States drone strike in Yemen.


The Killing Machines

A briefing on drone warfare.


How a U.S. Citizen Came to Be in America’s Cross Hairs

On the legal and practical details of the drone strikes that killed New Mexico-born Anwar al-Awlaki and later, accidentally, his sixteen-year-old Colorado-born son.


Drone-Ethics Briefing

The transcript from an lecture presented by In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s venture-capital arm, on the ethics of drones, military robots, and cyborg soldiers.


Rules for Drone Wars

A conversation with NYU Law Professor Philip Alston on the legality of ‘targeted killings’ by drones, which have made headlines in Pakistan, but also have been deployed by the C.I.A. in countries like Yemen.