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Drone-related arms control treaties fail to prevent proliferation in the Middle East

As concerns rise about increasing the domestic use of drones for surveillance or commercial purposes, risking terrorism, accidents due to inclement weather and mid-air collisions, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), an independent think tank engaged in defence and security … Continue reading

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Today: Lincolnshire demonstration against the UK’s use of armed drones in Afghanistan

The Independent reports that – in a statement issued on Thursday – the RAF said it had started to support the International Security Assistance Force and Afghan ground troops with “armed intelligence and surveillance missions” – bomb-carrying Reaper drones remotely … Continue reading

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