Turkey Aims to Be at the Forefront of the Unmanned Systems of the Future

Turkey Aims to Be at the Forefront of the Unmanned Systems of the Future

Unmanned military technology is increasingly being introduced by various armies worldwide, whether in the air, at sea, or on the ground. Therefore, weapons such as unmanned combat vehicles and combat robots are becoming a development priority for many countries. Along with such established global producers of unmanned military equipment as Russia, the US, and Israel, Turkey…

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

The Genie’s Out of the Bottle After Kiev’s Turkish Drones Strike Donbass

Now that Kiev is in possession of such potentially game-changing offensive weapons that have already been proven to have emboldened its aggression in the ongoing civil war over its eastern region’s future political status, there’s nothing that Ankara can do to restrain its partner. I wrote earlier this summer that “Turkey’s Military Engagement With The…

Is Turkey Replacing Washington in the Bloody Relay Race?

Is Turkey Replacing Washington in the Bloody Relay Race?

Against the background of the US intention to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan and Iraq, thereby closing the bloody pages with the murder of thousands of civilians in these countries, unfortunately, similar sad reports keep coming from the region. Instead of condemning the US military personnel for such actions, the news agencies and media have…

The Price of Conscience

The Price of Conscience

Daniel Hale, a former intelligence analyst in the drone program for the Air Force who as a private contractor in 2013 leaked some 17 classified documents about drone strikes to the press, was sentenced today to 45 months in prison. The documents, published by The Intercept on October 15, 2015, exposed that between January 2012 and…