Sramana Majumdar

"Violence, Identity and Self-determination: Narratives of conflict from the Kashmir Valley" 4:15 PM, Monday 18 Nov Room 239, BYC Bryn Mawr College

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Air Force aims to land more top guns amid pilot shortage

Part of the shortage is from expectation of eventually being replaced by drones – which paradoxically leads to a greater need for pilot-replacements.

Age of drones: Israeli Air Force now flying more unmanned than manned sorties

While Israel may be the first to reach this level of drone saturation, it is unlikely to be the last.

Judge Challenges White House Claims on Authority in Drone Killings

The killing of Anwar al-Awlaki and his son was a controversial action given both were U.S. citizens.  While al-Awlaki was a major figure in al-Qaeda, his son was not.  The Judge in this article is particularly disturbed by apparent attempt to bypass the judicial check on executive power.  This continues the conflict over control and […]

Air Force drone crash closes remote Florida highway

Notable in that the drone was a retrofitted F-4 Phantom used for live fire practice, instead of the more typical purpose-built UAVs.

In Yemen, Qaeda Branch’s No. 2 Is Dead, Group Confirms

Saeed al-Shihri died of injuries from a drone strike.

The Drone That Killed My Grandson

Navy drone X-47B lands on carrier deck in historic first

PTSD And Drones: Emotional Costs Far Away From The Battlefield

Drones and PTSD

Drone Warfare is Neither Cheap, Nor Surgical, Nor Decisive The Ever-Destructive Dreams of Air Power Enthusiasts By William J. Astore