Annotated Works Cited: Drones

“Afghanistan civilian casualties.” Theguardian. Guardian News and Media Limited, 2016. Web.18 Jan. 2017. This data blog shows the civilian casualties in Afghanistan during 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2013. Bar and pie graphs show statistics on the deaths of civilians by IEDs, anti-government forces (Taliban/insurgent forces), and pro-government forces(Government/American forces). The graphs also show the number of injuries…

The Reaper

Luke Wenger Nabi hadn’t seen the Americans in a while. (1)He did not miss the soldiers searching his house and pointing their guns at him and his family. They frightened him and made his little sister Sahar cry. The lack of American soldiers did not make his life easier, however. As the Americans left, the fighters…

The Changing Game of Drones

Lauren Baldock-Wood On September 11th, 2001, two massive commercial airplanes were flown into the immense Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York. A third plane then crashed into the Pentagon, Virginia, followed by the fourth hitting a field in Pennsylvania. The result was a fiery explosion of smoke and debris, costing 2,977…

Beginner’s Guide to Drones

Darius Varize Drones, otherwise known as a Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), are the products of war’s many predator tactics. A UAV is typically any type of flying technology that is not directly piloted by a person, but instead manned by either a controller or itself. Drones have a vicious reputation of being machines of offense…