Drone wars: the gamers recruited to kill

In small bunkers across the United States, young gamers are operating unmanned drones targeting and killing ‘evil people’ in Pakistan.

Recruited at video game fairs by military leaders who know the value of games that glamourise ‘militainment’, drone pilots are left traumatised by the civilian casualties – or ‘collateral damage’ – their strikes cause.

Psychologically distanced from the enemy, are drones the future of warfare?

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Henry Alderslade

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