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When Drones Attack: The Threat Remains Limited

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Jul 17, 2018 | 08:00 GMT
Payload limits and other factors make commercial drones more effective as surveillance platforms than a means of attack.

A drone flies during practice day at the National Drone Racing Championships on Governors Island, August 5, 2016, in New York City.

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Even though commercial models of unmanned aerial vehicles are more widely available than ever, arming them is difficult. Surveillance continues to be the drone's most effective role in a potential assault....

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