listed by Al Mac3/19/201312:34:43 PM
in Al Studies / Drones folder
are incremented, as replacement editions of this document areperiodically uploaded various placesfor convenience of other people who can then pick andchoose which of my research effortsthey wish to download, and also see if the last version Ihave uploaded is numbered beyond the last that they downloaded. Original sources, andhow the doc is ultimately copied, shared, accessed, hyperlinks sometimes becomeinoperative, for some people, so I now often upload both Doc and PDF versions, to helpwith that challenge.
Some chapter headings have
, after date of last update. This means source(s)here have estimates of # drone attacks, persons killed, injured, who are justified targetsand who are alleged innocent victims, or collateral damage. Figures vary significantlyfor many reasons, discussed in
.Some chapter headings have
, after date of last update. This means source(s)here have estimates of cost of drones, taxpayer investments, or what it costs for ordinarypeople to get into this market.Some chapter headings have
, after date of last update. This means contenthere includes what I consider to be: seriously controversial; wild speculation; conspiracytheory; or many people (sometimes including me) have serious doubts of the factualbasis. The content can be either the myth, or debunking info. There are multiple areasof dispute, so I may later add to symbol collection to help with that.My general policy on chapter breaks is to try to have no more than two pages for onechapter. When some chapter runs longer than that, I periodically review to see if it canbe broken up into something more digestible.
Where in World? (3Mar 04)
Here, by nation, are links showing how we know Drones operational in those nations,sometimes thanks to other nations, identified.
Not all of them are military. Drones havemany peaceful applications.
Afghanistan Attacked by Drones from US, Australia, Britain, Canada, Germany.
Afghanistan now has its own drone air forcehttp://americansecurityproject.org/featured-items/2013/asp-fellow-for-asymmetric-operations-joshua-foust-was-featured-in-global-post-discussing-the-promised-delivery-of-a-fleet-of-unmanned-reconnaissance-aircraft-to-the-afghan-air-force/
Afghanistan: See chapter on
.http://www.factoverfiction.com/article/983Fact over Fiction has retired, see News & Research.http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2012/11/drones-afghan-air-war/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle