Drones

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The Obama administration will allow the widespread export of armed drones for the first time, signaling that the White House is preparing to provide its allied nations with highly controversial weapons as the U.S. steps up its so-called 'War on Terror,' the Washington Post reports . The policy, to be announced Tuesday, is also the result of U.S...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Domestic non-military drone use took one step closer to widespread...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Just weeks after speaking with western journalists about his pervasive fear of...

Further

Crowdfunding has reached new, weird, possibly inevitable levels with Ukraine nationalists now raising money from online supporters to fund the country's "first people's infantry battalion," starting with a "People's Drone" to patrol the Russian border and moving on to include bulletproof vests, painkillers, a sniper unit and anything else "the boys needed." The site has raised 71% of its goal to arm the sniper unit and over its goal for the drone, which could be good or bad news, depending on...