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Drone wars and ecstasy

By Mary Fitzgerald  

The new frontiers of science: difficult to swallow?

To kick off Prospect‘s brand new Science & Technology section—an innovation for our re-designed March issue—we’ve put together a quartet of leading writers and thinkers. First up, Charlie Edwards reports on how our wars are increasingly being fought like video games, sometimes even by teenagers, on the other side of the world from where the action is taking place. The military claims that unmanned drones are crucial to the fight against…

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