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U.S. drone operator speaks out

Following a widely-publicized interview with Der Spiegel last year, GQ has a long article on the drone sensor operator, or “sensor”, Brandon Bryant. The interview is important since it helps debunk many of the common myths associated with drone warfare: … Continue reading

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“Did we just kill a kid?!”: The Woes of a Drone Operator

Spiegel Online is currently running the story of Brandon Bryant, a drone operator of 6 years in the U.S. Air Force. Central to the story is an incident that took place in Afghanistan. From his Nevada “cockpit”, he launched a … Continue reading

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The Wounded Platoon

I watched the PBS documentary ‘The Wounded Platoon‘ some time ago. It presents the tragic causes and consequences of PTSD in one platoon at Fort Carson, Colorado Springs. There is a link to more studies and reports on the PBS … Continue reading

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