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US drone strike in Pak's northwestern tribal region kills 11 militants

Jul 19, 2014

US drone strike in Pak's northwestern tribal region kills 11 militants

A US drone fired several missiles at a sprawling compound in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eleven militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #US drone #Pak #militants #US drone strike #northwestern Pakistan
UN human rights council not right forum to discuss drones: US

Mar 21, 2014

UN human rights council not right forum to discuss drones: US

The US has defended its decision to boycott a discussion on drones moved by Pakistan at the UN Human Rights Council, arguing that it was not the right forum to discuss the pilotless remote aircraft. #India #Pakistan #NewsTracker #US drones #United States of America
US Navy to use lasers to shoot down aerial drones

Feb 18, 2014

US Navy to use lasers to shoot down aerial drones

Some of the Navy's futuristic weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. That future is now. #NewsTracker #US Army #US drones #laser beams #Laser technology for defence
Top Somali militant killed in US drone strike

Jan 27, 2014

Top Somali militant killed in US drone strike

Somalia's president says the killing of a militant in a US drone strike Sunday is "another blow" to the Islamic rebels who continue to stage lethal attacks across the country. #NewsTracker #Somalia #US Drones Strikes #Somali militants
US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

Jan 27, 2014

US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

In the event of President Barack Obama ultimately withdrawing all American troops from Afghanistan, the CIA's drone bases in the war-torn country would have to be closed because they could no longer be protected, a report in the New York Times quoted US administration officials as saying. #US #Pakistan #CIA #NewsTracker #US troops in Afghanistan #US drone mission in Pakistan

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US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

Aug 18, 2014

Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier...
US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

Aug 16, 2014

Iraq massacre reported as U.S. strikes target militants at Mosul dam

In a significant expansion of the air campaign in Iraq, U.S. warplanes and armed drones launched airstrikes Saturday near the Mosul dam in the first joint operation with Iraqi and Kurdish ground forces attempting to retake the strategic northern faci... #Iraq #Mosul
US exit from Afghanistan may be a danger to its drone mission in Pak

Aug 13, 2014

Five Best Ideas of the Day: August 13

1. True rehabilitation: We can reform prisons and reduce recidivism if we treat prison labor less like modern-day slavery and more like on-the-job training. By Beth Schwartzapfel in American Prospect 2. Drones are a powerful military and civilian too... #Iraq #Mosul