Multiple high-profile al-Qaeda and Taliban leaders have recently been taken by the newest of new in death-dealing technologies: the drone! But what are these drone things? How long have they been around? Who is using them, and where? And why are they exploding in numbers and usage in the modern era? The Avenger tries to touch upon all of these questions while also hinting at how the use of these unmanned, remote-controlled aircraft are revolutionizing how war itself is conducted, their repercussions on the definition of sovereignty, as well as the changes to war geography they are causing in this bold new era of the robot warriors. As Plaid Yoda would say: Begun, the Drone Wars have!

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