One thing is for certain: this is a development that is going to continue and increase rapidly.
USA paistab olevat avastanud, et Mehhiko narkokartelle kasutatakse Hezbollah' rahastamiseks. According to the latest indictment, Joumaa and his partners sold 85 tons of cocaine to the Zetas between 2005-2007, which was later trafficked into the U.
Why wouldn’t they: when has sustained, severe economic suffering and anxiety of the sort we are now seeing — along with pervasive, deep anger at the political class and its institutions — not produced that type of unrest?
Drones are the ultimate tool for invasive, sustained surveillance and control, and one would have to be historically ignorant and pathologically naive not to understand its capacity for abuse.
/---/ No matter one’s views, the escalating addition of drones — weaponized or even just surveillance — to the vast arsenal of domestic weapons that already exist is a serious, consequential development.
The fact that it has happened with almost no debate and no real legal authorization is itself highly significant.