Relatives and neighbours of the Ahmadi family gather around the incinerated husk of a vehicle that was hit by a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: LA Times
Relatives and neighbours of the Ahmadi family gather around the incinerated husk of a vehicle that was hit by a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: LA Times
Alessandro Arduino
Opinion

Opinion

Alessandro Arduino

Kabul drone strike exposes myth of Joe Biden’s ‘over the horizon’ war on terror

  • The death of 10 Afghan civilians in what the US military termed ‘a tragic mistake’ is a reminder of the problems in relying on drone warfare
  • Not only are drones fallible, but the invulnerability of their operators increases the propensity for unchecked aggression

Relatives and neighbours of the Ahmadi family gather around the incinerated husk of a vehicle that was hit by a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: LA Times
Relatives and neighbours of the Ahmadi family gather around the incinerated husk of a vehicle that was hit by a US drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan. Photo: LA Times
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