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Surveillance Drones

Welcome Home From the Wars, Drones!

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

We're using our borderlands and undocumented migrants as an excuse to build, experiment with, and test out a new kind of surveillance state, drones included.

Michael McAuliff

FBI Director: We Use Drones In The U.S. | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller revealed Wednesday that the bureau uses drones to conduct surveillance on U.S. soil. Asked by Sen. Chuck ...

Northern Ireland To Deploy Drones For G8 Summit

AP | Posted 04.11.2013 | World

DUBLIN -- A Northern Ireland police commander says 8,000 officers and three surveillance drones will protect visiting dignitaries and monitor protests...

U.S. Plans Base For Surveillance Drones In Northwest Africa

The New York Times | Posted 01.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON — The United States military command in Africa is preparing plans to establish a drone base in northwest Africa to increase unarmed surve...

Lawmakers Express Concern Over Drone Use In U.S. Skies

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Before thousands of civilian drones begin flying in U.S. skies, Congress should take steps to protect the public's privacy and prev...

Austria To Employ Drones At Home And Abroad

AP | Posted 06.04.2012 | World

VIENNA -- Austria's defense minister says his country plans to buy surveillance drones for use at home and abroad. Defense Minister Norbert Darabos s...

Obama Asks For Drone Back

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian arm...

Surveillance Drones: Army Eyes Missiles Filled With Flying Spy Bots | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The Army wants to instantly get eyes in the sky to watch over a potential enemy. But spy drones or satellites or even fighter jets can be too slow to ...