Eyes in the Sky
Aerial drones have become a fixture of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. With their ability to conduct surveillance and deliver increasingly lethal payloads, they have changed the nature of war and become the envy of militaries around the world. But their use has also prompted a debate over their application for surveillance in the United States.
This article is part of an occasional look at the expanding use of drones and the resulting implications for government, industry and civilians.