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When Drones and Guns Collide Watching a video of a British RAF drone, operated from a computer in Lincolnshire and blowing people up in Afghanistan gives the lie to the voyeuristic detachment we inevitably adopt when watching traditional battlefield footage. Normally, troops taking and dispensing fire are immersed in a life and death reality vastly different from that of the viewer of battle footage, who has the luxury of being simultaneously […]

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