Summary: Stratfor looks at the videos of ISIS using drones and discusses their potential applications of this new weapon. Will we see ISIS drones in the skies of America? Beyond the Buzz: Assessing the Terrorist Drone Threat By Scott Stewart at Stratfor, 9 February 2017. The Islamic State is taking to the skies as the fight … Continue reading Stratfor looks at the next phase of terrorism: ISIS drones
Summary: America has played a special role in the post-WWII era, repeatedly unleashing horrors on the world. We started the nuclear arms race by bombing Japan, staged the first cyberattack on Iran (we now live in fear of the next being on us), and now we're flooding the world with armed drones. Here Stratfor explains … Continue reading Stratfor: The Unstoppable Spread of Armed Drones
Summary: Today Martin van Creveld examines one of the great oddities of our time -- our persistent and absurdly unjustified faith in the power of airpower to defeat 4th generation foes. Future historians will marvel at our inability to learn from experience, of which this is just one example. When Will They Ever Learn? By … Continue reading Martin van Creveld: it’s the age of failed airpower. Yet we try, try, try again.