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Drones: The Weapon of the Future?

Jan 11, 2012 / The Outside Observer The highly publicized deaths of terrorists this past year, such as Atiyah Abd al-Rahman and Anwar Al-Awlaki, have drawn attention a new type of weapon: the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), otherwise known as the drone.  Drones are remotely piloted spy planes that transmit live video and images to US forces.  They … Continue reading

Celebrating the Death of Evil?

In the middle ages, we hung the decapitated heads of our enemies on spikes in public.  Today, we post gruesome videos of their death online and cheer in the streets.   Do not get me wrong.  Bin Laden and Kadafi caused a lot of suffering and death and the world may very well be better off … Continue reading