Drone strikes and other targeted counterinsurgency programs aimed at capturing or killing “high-value targets” belonging to militant groups could be effective if coupled with larger strategic goals, the CIA believes, but they could also backfire.
The US Navy continues to tout its sophisticated warship laser system, saying it has performed above expectations for the last four months of operational testing aboard the USS Ponce during its deployment in the Persian Gulf.
An airport designed for only two kinds of drones is set to be built in the US State of Texas. At $33 million cost, the project demonstrates America’s unprecedented drive toward the use of unmanned aerial systems.
President Obama was given the Nobel Peace Prize on the promise of what he was going to do in the name of peace, but he has shown by his actions and words that he didn’t deserve the award, President of Veterans for Peace Leah Bolger told RT.
A passenger airplane almost collided with an unidentified drone near Heathrow marking the first such incident in the biggest UK airline hub’s history, British media revealed on Sunday citing a report due to be published next week.
Being killed by remote control is a uniquely scary prospect to most of us. But we are now close to the point where drone technology has become ubiquitous, as it can be used for a variety of purposes by anyone with a bit of money to spend.
Two hostages held by Yemeni Al-Qaeda - American Luke Somers and South African Pierre Korkie - were killed by captors during a US rescue operation, it’s been officially confirmed. Korkie’s death reportedly came a day before his negotiated release.
An American photographer has used a drone to capture amazing images of the area surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant. He wanted to film from the air in order to get a new perspective of the desolation that the accident caused.