No Longer the Sole Province of Israel and the U.S., Drones Are Revolutionizing Aerial Warfare

April 7 2021

A decade ago, only the IDF—which originally pioneered the technology—and the U.S. had sophisticated military drones. But now that monopoly has been broken, with Turkey taking the lead and sharing its drones with allies in Libya and Azerbaijan. Iranian proxies in Yemen and perhaps Iraq have also used unmanned aircraft to carry out daring attacks on Saudi Arabia, but Ankara has done the most to develop new, and deadly, tactics for using them, as Francis Fukuyama observes:

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More about: IDF, Middle East, Syrian civil war, Turkey, U.S. military

 

Like the Perpetrators of the 1994 Buenos Aires Bombing, Alberto Nisman’s Murderers Are Going Free

Jan. 20 2022

Seven years ago Tuesday, the Argentine Jewish lawyer Alberto Nisman—who was investigating the 1994 bombing of Buenos Aires’s AMIA Jewish center by Iranian agents—was shot under mysterious circumstances. As Toby Dershowitz explains, Nisman’s death was initially ruled a suicide, but the police, perhaps deliberately, contaminated the crime scene, and there is every reason to believe that Argentinian officials were responsible for his death:

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More about: AMIA bombing, Argentina, Cristina Kirchner, Iran