U.S. Drone Strike Kills Leader of Pakistani Taliban, Pakistan Says

U.S. Drone Strike Kills Leader of Pakistani Taliban, Pakistan Says

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — An American drone strike killed the chief of the Pakistani Taliban in a border area of Afghanistan, Pakistani officers stated on Thursday. Pakistani intelligence officers stated the group’s chief, Mullah Fazlullah, and 4 different senior commanders had been killed Wednesday in a drone strike within the Afghan province of Kunar, close to […]

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior

The Wounds of the Drone Warrior

To learn how heavy the burden of killing truly was, Maguen, who’s now a workers psychologist on the V.A. Medical Center in San Francisco, started combing by way of databases through which veterans of conflicts courting again to the Vietnam War have been requested if that they had killed somebody whereas in uniform. In some […]

Google Is Said to Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset Employees

Google Is Said to Not Renew Pentagon Contract That Upset Employees

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is not going to renew a contract with the Pentagon for synthetic intelligence work when a present deal expires subsequent 12 months, a senior firm government advised staff at a gathering on Friday. Diane Greene, who’s the pinnacle of the Google Cloud enterprise that received the Project Maven contract with the […]

How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

Last Thursday, Mr. Brin, the corporate’s co-founder, responded to a query at a companywide assembly about Google’s work on Maven. According to 2 Google staff, Mr. Brin stated he understood the controversy and had mentioned the matter extensively with Mr. Page and Mr. Pichai. However, he stated he thought that it was higher for peace […]

Taking Visual Journalism Into the Sky With Drones

Taking Visual Journalism Into the Sky With Drones

Drones have democratized aerial imagery, because it now not prices hundreds of to lease a helicopter or a airplane to make photographs from above. I’m capable of take a drone together with me to assignments in distant places. The first drone photographs I made have been on a visit to Greenland’s ice sheet, the place […]

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

A Shadowy War’s Newest Front: A Drone Base Rising From Saharan Dust

Bill Roggio, editor of the Long War Journal, a web site run by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies that tracks navy strikes in opposition to militant teams, mentioned that shifting the drone operations to Agadez had two major benefits. First, he mentioned, the bottom will likely be extra centrally positioned to conduct operations all […]

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Saudi Arabia Says Toy Drone Shot Down in Capital Riyadh

Saudi safety forces shot down a small leisure drone flying in an unauthorized area within the capital Riyadh on Saturday, in keeping with the dominion’s state information company. The Saudis put out the assertion from the Riyadh police after a flurry of unconfirmed rumors unfold on social media of clashes and gunfire close to the […]

Trump Administration Seeks to Expand Sales of Armed Drones

Trump Administration Seeks to Expand Sales of Armed Drones

Delays in delivering weapons methods have lengthy been an irritant to international governments and home producers, and nearly each administration within the fashionable period has tried to repair the method. Top aides within the Trump White House have incessantly known as officers on the State Department and the Pentagon to attempt to hurry issues alongside. […]

Iranian Drone Launched From Syria was Armed, Israel Says

Iranian Drone Launched From Syria was Armed, Israel Says

After intercepting the drone in February, Israel attacked what it stated was the command-and-control middle Iran had used to launch it, on the T4 air base close to Palmyra in Syria. Syria then shot down an Israeli F-16 fighter jet, the primary Israeli airplane misplaced to enemy hearth in a long time. Israel responded with […]

How Do You Count Endangered Species? Look to the Stars

How Do You Count Endangered Species? Look to the Stars

But cameras made for daylight can miss animals or poachers transferring via vegetation, and the units don’t work at evening. Infrared cameras may also help: Dr. Wich had been utilizing them for many years to review orangutans. These cameras yield massive quantities of footage that may’t be analyzed quick sufficient. So what do animals and […]