Posts Tagged: drones
Strategists are seriously arguing that battlefield assessment — including for nuclear warfare — should increasingly be delegated to machines.
Future combat, even if broadly directed from Washington, may be only vaguely “American.”
In addition to threatening a disastrous war with Iran, Trump's blundering has provoked a massive political crisis in Iraq.
America's drone wars have gotten deadlier under Trump, but the Trump-first news cycle makes highlighting the human cost extremely difficult.
Trump's not bringing the troops home. He's been haphazardly deploying more troops, drones, and dollars abroad, while waging a shadow foreign policy for his own benefit.
Throughout the war on terror, the U.S. shattered norms on unmanned execution. Now the technology is spreading throughout the region.
Within a few short years, crucial warfighting decisions — even whether to launch a nuclear weapon — could be made by autonomous machines.
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.
From Duterte to Trump, a new crop of populist leaders are reviving a tried and true method of demonstrating leadership — killing people.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.