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US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report
# WARFARE
# WARFARE

US senator says 4,700 killed in drone strikes: report

Feb 20th 2013, 9:35 PM 8,169 Views 56 Comments

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a staunch supporter of drone use, has openly cited a number that exceeds some independent estimates of the total death toll.

Drone spying capabilities to get more sophisticated
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Drone spying capabilities to get more sophisticated

Feb 2nd 2013, 12:00 PM 9,704 Views 29 Comments

A new documentary has revealed the world’s most powerful camera.

Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Pakistan says US drones killed senior Taliban figure

Jan 3rd 2013, 2:33 PM 4,104 Views 41 Comments

Taliban commander Maulvi Nazir was among nine people killed in the drone strike.

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

'Legal violations' caused by US military and CIA use of Shannon Airport outlined in new booklet

Oct 12th 2012, 9:28 AM 4,416 Views 95 Comments

Irish peace groups have outlined the “aviation, human rights, and international humanitarian law” which are being violated by the use of the airport by foreign military.

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added illuminated drones

Sep 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,219 Views 10 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jul 8th 2012, 11:00 AM 120 Views 1 Comment

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:56 PM 6,116 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

Drone group held under terrorist act at London airport after Dublin show
# Drones
# Drones

Drone group held under terrorist act at London airport after Dublin show

Jun 22nd 2012, 4:38 PM 12,329 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile the Irish Aviation Authority has said that it is investigating the use of unmanned drones for filming in the city centre.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jun 21st 2012, 7:58 PM 8,466 Views 14 Comments

All the day’s main news, plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way…

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices
# Hack The City
From The Daily Edge
# Hack The City

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices

Jun 21st 2012, 5:12 PM 17,958 Views 67 Comments

Helicopter drones were launched around Dublin city to capture images of inaccessible places…

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser
# Drones
# Drones

Use of drones 'ethical' and 'wise' says White House adviser

May 1st 2012, 10:30 AM 1,346 Views 14 Comments

Counter-terrorism chief John Brennan defended US drone attacks.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Attacks
From The Daily Edge
# Attacks

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Apr 22nd 2012, 11:00 AM 66 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm
# Drones
From The Daily Edge
# Drones

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm

Feb 5th 2012, 6:08 PM 10,358 Views 37 Comments

The drones can coordinate their movements to fly in formation.

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

US vacating air base in Pakistan used by drones

Dec 5th 2011, 9:54 AM 653 Views 0 Comments

Islamabad demanded the vacation of an airbase used by US drones in response to NATO airstrikes that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers.

Suspected US drones kill 6 in Pakistan
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Suspected US drones kill 6 in Pakistan

Oct 30th 2011, 5:17 PM 446 Views 4 Comments

Six alleged militants have been killed by suspected American drone aircraft on the Pakistan-Afghan border.

Libyan battle 'heading toward a stalemate'
# Libya
# Libya

Libyan battle 'heading toward a stalemate'

Apr 22nd 2011, 5:29 PM 283 Views 0 Comments

The US’ most senior army official made the comments even as he said that 30-40 per cent of pro-Gaddafi ground forces in Libya had been destroyed.

Armed unmanned drones deployed in Libya
# Libya
# Libya

Armed unmanned drones deployed in Libya

Apr 22nd 2011, 8:53 AM 689 Views 2 Comments

Obama approves missile strikes on military targets using unmanned aircraft, as rebel forces seize a Tunisian border post.

Britain unveils drone fighter plane prototype
# Drone Planes
# Drone Planes

Britain unveils drone fighter plane prototype

Jul 13th 2010, 12:19 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

The MoD has revealed a unmanned fighter plane – but concerns have surfaced about its ability to discriminate between combatants and civilians.