How Drones Have Changed the Way the United States Wages War

Drones have acted as white noise against the cacophony of what war actually is. They have allowed U.S. citizens to endure very little hardship associated directly with our wars, and spurred America into international policies that put military action on the front burner, rather than an action of last resort. The result has been that over the last 17 years, drones have allowed the U.S. to remain in a constant state of war. That said, the dominance and safety the U.S. has enjoyed thanks to drones may be at an impasse.

13 Armed Homemade Drones Penetrated Russia’s Hmeimim Air Force Base in Syria

The Kremlin now claims to know who attacked two Syrian locations and that the drones used were, in fact, far more sophisticated than countless photos and news reports would have you believe.

Drones Could Save the Planet, One Tree at a Time

A former NASA engineer is using her talents to develop drone technology to plant over a billion trees in the next seven years. The process has taken into account every step along the way to ensure full ecological restoration.

U.S. Drone Program Encouraged Overworked Pilots To Kill Civilians

U.S. military drone operators are being honored for their service, even amid allegations that the drone program has used faulty intelligence, covered up the killing of civilians, encouraged operators to target children, and overlooked a culture of addiction and mental health problems.

Killer Robots Are Not The Problem: Humans Are.

SECOND NEXUS PERSPECTIVE A dramatic open letter was unveiled at The International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) last month, signed by a number of high-profile scientists and technological pioneers – including Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Steve Wozniak – pleading with the powers of the world to ban autonomous war machines driven by artificial … Continued

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