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Charting the spread of drones in South America and fighting them at home
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South America’s growing drone presence
Argentina, Brazil,Colombia, even Uruguay have drone programs, and that’s just to name a few. Addin the US military’s deployment of drones to the Southern Command, and SouthAmerica is a happening place for unmanned aerial vehicles.
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Johanna Mendelson Forman, aLatin America specialist at the Center for Strategic and International Studies,tells us why.
Fighting the use of drones
Last April, Brian Terrellwas arrested for trespassing while protesting the US drone program at WhitemanAir Force Base in Missouri.
Missouri Drone Protesters Sentenced in Base TrespassingJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - An Iowa anti-war activist has been sentenced to six months in prison for trespassing at central Missouri’s Whi…
Trifecta Resista Drone Trial Press Conference - Brian Terrelltrifectaresista
He shares his story before he reports next month to a South Dakotafederal prison to serve six months for the misdemeanor.