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Drones

Oh no, they can

In mid-July, the planned replacement for Britain’s armed Reaper drones, the Protector, made the first crossing of the Atlantic by a medium-altitude, long endurance remotely-piloted aircraft.

Drone Wars: the next generation

Drones are becoming central to 21st century warfare, new report says

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In the air

This March saw the fifth annual ‘Fly Kites, Not Drones’ week of action in solidarity with the people of Afghanistan, with kite-flying in Aberdeen and Edinburgh in Scotland; and many events in Engla

Triple trouble

The latest Nuclear Resister records anti-drone action across the US.

Drone home

On 7 October, the Drones Campaign Network held a demo outside RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire, which controls Britain’s armed Reaper drones, to mark 10 years of British involvement in drone warfare.

Elbit

Anti-drones campaigners to stand trial on 24 November

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2,000 activists block US drones base in Germany

Human chain formed around USAF Ramstein

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Clean up the act

Supporters pay drone campaigners' fine

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Andrew Cockburn, Kill Chain: Drones and the Rise of High-Tech Assassins; Laurie Calhoun, We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age

Verso, 2015; 368pp; £20 and Zed Books, 2015; 416pp; £16.99

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Crimes and misdemeanours

Four anti-drones campaigners convicted of criminal damage

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