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Mapping Drone Proliferation: UAVs in 76 Countries | Global Research

A new US Congress report on the proliferation of drones has confirmed a huge rise in the number of countries that now have military unmanned aerial systems.  The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published an unclassified version of its February 2012 report on the proliferation of UAVs.  The report examines both the proliferation of UAVs, commonly known as drones, and ...

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Monopolizing War? by Tom Engelhardt | Antiwar.com

by Tom Engelhardt It’s pop-quiz time when it comes to the American way of war: three questions, torn from the latest news, just for you. Here’s the first of them, and good luck! Two weeks ago, 200 U.S. Marines began armed operations in…?: a) Afghanistan b) Pakistan c) Iran d) Somalia e) Yemen f) Central Africa g) Northern Mali h) ...

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How Drones Destroy Their Own OODA Loops | Counterpunch

This report by independent journalist Gareth Porter is extremely important.  Porter, one of our finest investigative journalists, highlights one of the central problems in drone warfare:  How imperfect feedback loops drive our perceptions of effectiveness and thereby distort our decisions regarding regarding the  follow on strike operations in the drone campaign. The result is a self-referencing phenomenon known among Pentagon reformers as ...

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