Priyanka Motaparthy has written a critical article for Responsible Statecraft on why the expansion of the U.S. program of lethal drone strikes to Kenya is problematic: "The U.S. military is seeking new authorities to expand its program of lethal drone strikes into Kenya, in order to target al-Shabab fighters in the region, the New York Times reported last week. The request reportedly...

The Remote Warfare Programme (initially the Remote Control Project) was set up in 2013 to examine a global trend towards “remote warfare.” That is, the trend where states like the UK engaged abroad by supporting local and regional forces to do the bulk of frontline fighting against perceived threats instead of deploying large numbers of their own forces. Seven years later,...

In our monthly press review, curated by Internazionale, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In August 2020 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were drone developments in the U.S., Russian drones, anti-drone systems, Germany's involvement in the Turkish drone program and drone warfare in the Middle East. You can find the...

This roundup, curated by ReThink Media, looks at how the media is talking about drone warfare (and related topics) and what stories are being told. With little transparency from governments on this topic, this roundup aims to be as comprehensive as possible, identifying breaking news, trends, developing stories, or interesting narratives. Rethink Media also use media coverage to compile a snapshot of...

This roundup, curated by ReThink Media, looks at how the media is talking about drone warfare (and related topics) and what stories are being told. The BBC uncovered new evidence that a UAE drone strike killed 26 unarmed cadets in Libya back in January. The LNA, under Gen Khalifa Haftar, denied that it was behind the strike and told the press that...

This roundup, curated by ReThink Media, looks at how the media is talking about drone warfare (and related topics) and what stories are being told. With little transparency from governments on this topic, this roundup aims to be as comprehensive as possible, identifying breaking news, trends, developing stories, or interesting narratives. Rethink Media also use media coverage to compile a snapshot of...

This roundup, curated by ReThink Media, looks at how the media is talking about drone warfare (and related topics) and what stories are being told. With little transparency from governments on this topic, this roundup aims to be as comprehensive as possible, identifying breaking news, trends, developing stories, or interesting narratives. Rethink Media also use media coverage to compile a snapshot of...

In our monthly press review, curated by Internazionale, we translate, analyze and summarize news from various European publications on the issues of drones. In July 2020 the most frequent topics discussed in drone news were the Chinese drone sale to Serbia, Trump loosening drone export restrictions, the drone debate in Germany, the French parliamentary report on killer robots, the development of Spanish...