Saturday, June 16, 2012

More about drones

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists with no pilot in harm's way. Small teams of special operations troops quietly train and advise foreign forces. Viruses sent from computers to foreign networks strike silently, with no American fingerprint.
It's war in the shadows, with the U.S. public largely in the dark.

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The high-tech warfare allows Obama to target what the administration sees as the greatest threats to U.S. security, without the cost and liabilities of sending a swarm of ground troops to capture territory; some of them almost certainly would come home maimed or dead.

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In the view of some, the White House has cut Congress out of the loop, even in the realm of overt warfare.
Excerpted from HERE

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While the article largely talks about drones being used overseas, it also talks about how this type of warfare was kept under wraps for the most part. I think we can safely assume that drones can and will be used in the US for quite a while before the full scope of those operations are revealed to the American public.
It's past time to change your plans, operations and tactics and adapt to these threats.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Any other time in this country`s history these goddamn people would be in prison for the shit they`ve pulled off in the last few year`s.