Tag Archives: UAVs

Securing the Homeland: The nexus of capital, drones, and law enforcement

Unlike distant Predator strikes that take place in the hinterland of our geographies real and imagined, there is something that unnerves the majority of people in the U.S. when it comes to the usage of unmanned planes by law enforcement. … Continue reading

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The Future of Killer Robots: Are We Really Losing Humanity?

[This article was published online at e-International Relations on 11/12/12] The Future of Killer Robots: Are We Really Losing Humanity? Science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov famously formulated “The Three Laws of Robotics” to protect humans from their artificial creations. They were … Continue reading

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From Baseworld to Droneworld

Our planet is garrisoned by a network of around 1,100 bases operated by the U.S. military. Many of these sites exist in shadow because they are used for paramilitary operations by Special Forces and the CIA. These bases range in size and … Continue reading

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