Drones: Changing the face of warfare in the Middle East



Alice Clochet
01/12/2018

The growing use of commercial and military spec drones by non-state actors on the Middle East’s battlefield is changing the nature of warfare. This relatively new technology is becoming key in the enemy’s efforts to gather intelligence on battlefield positions and to attack or hinder allied troops during operations.

Colonel Amine Elkai has had first-hand experience of this. The chief of the Joint Intelligence Information Centre of the Lebanese Armed Forces discussed with Defence IQ how the use of drones by malicious actors has changed the face of warfare and how it directly affected the allied troops on the ground...

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