This Is How Drones Work

There’s more than just physics keeping these small wonders aloft

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Drone Country: See America From Above

When a drone looks at a thing, that thing has a way of looking like a target. People become silhouettes at a shooting range. Buildings look vulnerable, their...

American Atrocity: Remembering My Lai

Through the centuries, whether combatants have fought with spears, bows and arrows, muzzle-loading rifles, naval cannons, long-range bombers, nuclear weapons or...

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Drones Said to Kill Pakistan's Taliban Leader

An American strike killed Hakimullah Mehsud, leader of the Pakistani Taliban, according to Pakistani intelligence officials and militant commanders. ...