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Day of the Drone | Conn Hallinan

by Conn Hallinan, March 5, 2021 In the aftermath of the recent war between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, drone warfare is being touted as the latest breakthrough in military technology, a “magic bullet” that makes armored vehicles obsolete, defeats sophisticated anti-aircraft systems, and rout entrenched infantry. While there is some truth in the hype, one needs to ...

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Review of Joseph Daher’s ‘Syria After the Uprising’ | Dan Fischer and Javier Sethness

From the March-April 2020 issue of News & Letters Editor’s note: This is the print version of a longer essay. Peacenews.org columnist Joseph Daher’s study, Syria After the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience (Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2019), investigates the resilience of Bashar al-Assad’s regime in the face of a popular revolution that began nine years ago, in March ...

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