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U.S. to Sell 18 Armed Drones to UAE as U.N. Warns of Deadly “Second Drone Age”

HeadlineNov 06, 2020

The State Department has informed Congress of plans to sell 18 armed drones to the United Arab Emirates. The Trump administration recently eased restrictions on exporting armed drones to allies. This comes despite a warning earlier this year from the United Nations that the world is entering a dangerous “second drone age” as more nations obtain armed drones that can be used for targeted killings outside of war zones.

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