Drones

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
An MQ-9 Reaper lands in Afghanistan. (Photo: U.S. Airforce)
Under former President Barack Obama, covert operations flourished with the widely-adopted use of killer drones, though some internal policies sought to keep those potentially boundless war powers in check. Now, as many feared , it seems that his successor President Donald Trump is seeking to undo those restraints, making it easier to order attacks...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn 's "deep ties to defense contractors," explored Friday...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
The White House has said it will halt planned arms sales to Saudi Arabia over...

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...