Niger Approves Armed U.S. Drone Flights, Expanding Pentagon’s Role in Africa

The Pentagon has received permission to put precision-guided bombs and missiles on drones in Niger. The drones would increase the military’s ability to go after extremists in West Africa.

U.S. Says It Shot Down Drone That Attacked Fighters in Syria

The drone had dropped a munition near Syrian fighters who were accompanied by advisers from the American-led coalition, the United States military said.

Proposed Rules Would Allow U.S. to Track and Destroy Drones

By CHARLIE SAVAGE May 23, 2017 The Trump administration is asking Congress to give the federal government sweeping powers to track, hack and destroy any type of drone over domestic soil with a new exception to laws governing surveillance, computer privacy...