Drones Can Deliver Burritos, Blood Supplies — and Bombs

Drones Can Deliver Burritos, Blood Supplies — and Bombs

Arbitragery | Flickr ISIS turns toy drones into killing machines. On the battlefield in Iraq and Syria, ISIS is using hobbyist drones — the kind you can buy on Amazon — to send explosive devices behind enemy lines. Last week they used one to kill two Kurdish fighters ( The Washington Post) . The development is hardly a surprise; from the smelting of bronze to the splitting of atoms, humanity has always turned its technological breakthroughs into war-fighting tools. The U.S., of course, has been deploying relatively large killer drones for a decade. Now we’re seeing this type of […]

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