The Drone Age http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22742/all en The Drone Age: Pakistan's anti-drone protest http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5722126 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Roadblocks didn't stop anti-drone protesters from trying to make their voices heard.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Suzanna Koster </div> </div> </div> <p>Anti-drone protesters tried to conquer barbed wire, ditches, police squads, soldiers and shipping containers blocking the road to reach South Waziristan, the planned destination of a march Imran Khan kicked off in Islamabad on October 6.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="720" height="405" title="Anti-drone protest in Pakistan" alt="Anti-drone protest in Pakistan" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/5532dc0ef304a-original_0.jpg?1349880036" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:10:23 15:22</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("5532dc0ef304a", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Special Reports The Drone Age Conflict Zones Pakistan GroundTruth Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:22:00 +0000 Suzanna Koster 5722126 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel grapples with blowback from booming drone industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121015/israels-drones-unmanned-and-unbound <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px; ">JERUSALEM &mdash; The concept that Israel&rsquo;s enemies could actually penetrate its air space is reverberating, raising The Drone Age dilemma of how the proliferation of UAVs in the post 9-11 era can actually undermine global security.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121015/israels-drones-unmanned-and-unbound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age Israel and Palestine Tue, 16 Oct 2012 10:05:00 +0000 Arieh O&#039;Sullivan 5722674 at http://www.globalpost.com GroundTruth: David Axe on drones http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5722718 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost correspondent David Axe tells us about drones and the future of drone warfare.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Judem </div> </div> </div> <p>When your iPhone&#39;s &quot;Siri&quot; directs you to the wrong place, or misunderstands you, or gives you incorrect information, who do you blame? Siri, of course. David Axe explains that the same logic is being applied to drones. Drones will have voices, Axe said, so it will be easier to &quot;blame the machine.&quot;</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="720" height="540" title="New drones will make it easier to &quot;blame the machine,&quot; says David Axe" alt="New drones will make it easier to &quot;blame the machine,&quot; says David Axe" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/4b5a9c1b83351-original_0.jpg?1350334419" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:10:23 15:34</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("4b5a9c1b83351", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5722718" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports The Drone Age Military War GroundTruth Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:34:18 +0000 Emily Judem 5722718 at http://www.globalpost.com The story behind the story: David Axe on drones http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/the-story-behind-the-story-david-axe-drones <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost correspondent David Axe tells us about drones and the future of drone warfare. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Judem </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>When your iPhone&#39;s &quot;Siri&quot; directs you to the wrong place, or misunderstands you, or gives you incorrect information, who do you blame? Siri, of course.</p> <p>David Axe explains that the same logic is being applied to drones. Drones will have voices, Axe said, so it will be easier to &quot;blame the machine.&quot;</p> <p>In a Skype interview, Axe explains this and brings us behind the scenes of his story, &quot;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120920/deadlier-drones-are-coming">Deadlier drones are coming</a>,&quot; published as part of GlobalPost&#39;s Special Report, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/special-reports/the-drone-age-why-we-should-fear-global-proliferation-uavs">The Drone Age</a>. &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/the-story-behind-the-story-david-axe-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age Military War GroundTruth Video Tue, 16 Oct 2012 15:11:00 +0000 Emily Judem 5722772 at http://www.globalpost.com GroundTruth: Arieh O'Sullivan on reporting in the Middle East http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5723588 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>GlobalPost correspondent Arieh O'Sullivan shares his experience as a long-time reporter based in Israel.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Judem </div> </div> </div> <p>In a Skype interview, O&#39;Sullivan takes us behind the scenes of his recent article, Israel grapples with blowback from booming drone industry, for GlobalPost&#39;s Special Report, The Drone Age.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="1920" height="1080" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/da87b93de92b0-original.jpg?1351022045" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:10:24 09:52</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("a382efe385141", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Special Reports The Drone Age Conflict Zones War Israel and Palestine GroundTruth Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:52:00 +0000 Emily Judem 5723588 at http://www.globalpost.com The story behind the story: Arieh O'Sullivan on reporting in the Middle East http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/arieh-osullivan-reporting-in-middle-east <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost correspondent Arieh O'Sullivan shares his experience as a reporter based in Israel. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily Judem </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Throughout his years living in and reporting on Israel, Arieh O&#39;Sullivan has had unique experiences ranging from riding on fighter jets to parachuting with King Abdullah of Jordan.</p> <p>In a Skype interview, O&#39;Sullivan takes us behind the scenes of his recent article, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/121015/israels-drones-unmanned-and-unbound">Israel grapples with blowback from booming drone industry</a>, for GlobalPost&#39;s Special Report, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/special-reports/the-drone-age-why-we-should-fear-global-proliferation-uavs">The Drone Age</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/groundtruth/arieh-osullivan-reporting-in-middle-east" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age Conflict Zones War Israel and Palestine GroundTruth Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:53:00 +0000 Emily Judem 5723590 at http://www.globalpost.com UK brings drone command operations home from US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121025/uk-brings-drone-command-operations-home <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px; ">&nbsp;LONDON &mdash; The British are moving their drone operations center from Creech Air Force Base in Nevada to&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px; ">RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/121025/uk-brings-drone-command-operations-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age United Kingdom Fri, 26 Oct 2012 10:19:30 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5723850 at http://www.globalpost.com Stage set for drone chess match in Asia-Pacific http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121102/china-drone-UAV-proliferation <p><span style="font-size: 12.727272033691406px; line-height: 20px; ">SHENZHEN, China &mdash; China&rsquo;s plans to deploy surveillance drones in the East China and South China seas hint at the future of warfare in the region, but are also a reminder of how far ahead leading drone manufacturing nations including the United States and Israel remain on aviation technology.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/121102/china-drone-UAV-proliferation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age Asia-Pacific China Mon, 05 Nov 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Michael Standaert 5724792 at http://www.globalpost.com Senator Lindsey Graham estimates US drone strikes have killed 4,700 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130221/senator-lindsey-graham-us-drone-strikes-program “Sometimes you hit innocent people, and I hate that, but we're at war, and we've taken out some very senior members of Al Qaeda."<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/130221/senator-lindsey-graham-us-drone-strikes-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Need to Know The Drone Age War Politics United States Thu, 21 Feb 2013 20:53:29 +0000 Allison Jackson 5762622 at http://www.globalpost.com Vincent van Drone: They're not just killing machines anymore http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/130812/drones-art-dronestragram-whisler-bridle <p>Drones have developed a reputation as silent killing machines, but their technology is also used in friendly applications. This contradiction has artists thinking about the intersection of the modern military apparatus, the hobbyist drone world and the leisurely application of drone technology. Here are the startling results.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/130812/drones-art-dronestragram-whisler-bridle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Drone Age Want to Know War Politics Culture & Lifestyle United Kingdom United States Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:01:00 +0000 James Miller 5908137 at http://www.globalpost.com