Nick Turse
The recent losses of the Pentagon’s drones — the Sentinel in Iran,  the Reaper in the Seychelles, and the Predator in Kandahar — offer a window into a future in which the global skies will be filled  with drones that may prove far less wondrous than Americans have been  led to believe.  The United States could turn out to be relying on a  fleet of robots with wings of clay.   
From TomDispatch.com this morning, my latest article — “The Drone That Fell From the Sky" — which examines why America’s “wonder weapon" is unlikely be a game changer in 2012 or after. 

The recent losses of the Pentagon’s drones — the Sentinel in Iran, the Reaper in the Seychelles, and the Predator in Kandahar — offer a window into a future in which the global skies will be filled with drones that may prove far less wondrous than Americans have been led to believe.  The United States could turn out to be relying on a fleet of robots with wings of clay.  

From TomDispatch.com this morning, my latest article — “The Drone That Fell From the Sky" — which examines why America’s “wonder weapon" is unlikely be a game changer in 2012 or after. 

America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases: Its Full Extent Revealed for the First Time | Nick Turse | AlterNet
A ground-breaking investigation examines the most secret aspect of  America’s shadowy drone wars and maps out a world of hidden bases  dotting the globe.

America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases: Its Full Extent Revealed for the First Time | Nick Turse | AlterNet

A ground-breaking investigation examines the most secret aspect of America’s shadowy drone wars and maps out a world of hidden bases dotting the globe.