Drones

Murtaza Hussain, The Intercept
Over the past decade, the United States has claimed broad authority to carry out drone strikes across the world, even in places far from the battlefield. Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. acknowledged killing between 2,867 and 3,138 people in strikes that took place in countries like Somalia, Yemen, and Pakistan. Although in the waning days...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Two journalists have sued President Donald Trump saying they are on the "Kill...
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...

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...