Opinion

Should we be scared of Trump's drone reforms?

Trump's planned reforms on drone policy are problematic, but what he inherited from Obama was already concerning.

Rupert Stone

by Rupert Stone

Rupert Stone

Opinion

Struggle over Aleppo's story takes to the skies

How citizen journalists used drone technology to challenge the Assad regime's narrative of Aleppo's plight.

AlHakam Shaar

by AlHakam Shaar
- Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick

AlHakam Shaar

Reporter's Notebook

'Anything that flies is an enemy': Filming al-Shabab with a drone

Al Jazeera's Hamza Mohamed wanted to film al-Shabab fighters in their training camp using a drone - it was a risky and delicate move.

Israel

Israel minister under fire for drone gift to Russian PM

The drone gifted to Dmitry Medvedev by Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel is believed to contain confidential US technology.

Israel minister under fire for drone gift to Russian PM

Drones

Rights group: US downplays civilian drone fatalities

Obama administration admits that drone strikes have killed civilians but limits the number to between 64 and 116.

Rights group: US downplays civilian drone fatalities

UpFront

The truth about US drone strikes

Mehdi Hasan on why drone strikes are ineffective, inaccurate and unsuccessful.

War & Conflict

Confessions of a former US Air Force drone technician

Ex-serviceman who built communications infrastructure for US drone programme in Afghanistan speaks out against it.

Confessions of a former US Air Force drone technician

UpFront

Can drone strikes defeat al-Shabab?

Abukar Arman, Somalia's former special envoy to the US, debates Ahmed Abdisalam Adan, the country's former deputy PM.

War & Conflict

Portrait of an Afghan drone victim

Who are the often nameless victims of drone strikes in Afghanistan?

Portrait of an Afghan drone victim

Reporter's Notebook

US prepares skies to track recreational drones

New online registration system to track the use of recreational drones criticised by some.

US prepares skies to track recreational drones

Rebel Geeks

The Critical Engineers

A team of artist hackers set out to expose the devices spying on us by sending a balloon to the edge of space.

Science & Technology

China opens drone schools as demand for pilots soars

With remote-controlled aircraft increasingly being used by businesses, country needs 10,000 pilots for this year alone.

UpFront

Do drone strikes create more terrorists than they kill?

Journalist Glenn Greenwald debates Professor Christine Fair on the effectiveness of the US drone programme.

UpFront

Will a 'third intifada' help the Palestinian cause?

We speak to PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat, and Glenn Greenwald and Christine Fair debate the US drone programme.

Special series

Afghanistan: Living Beneath the Drones

The devastating impact that war and living under the constant threat of drones has had on the people of Afghanistan.