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    Drone Regulation and Safety

    Michael Toscano talked about a House hearing on drone safety and possible legislation aimed at regulating drone use. Other topics included new drone technology and applications, and…

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    Army Aviation Program

    Panelists discussed plans under the U.S. Army’s Aviation Restructure Initiative to transfer Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard to the active force to take over…

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    Defense Technology Security

    Beth McCormick talked about efforts to ensure the security of various U.S. defense technologies. Ms. McCormick is the director of the Defense Technology Security Administration,…

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    Book Discussion on Predator

    Richard Whittle talked about his book, Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution, in which he chronicles the development of the Predator drone, an unmanned arial vehicle (UAV)…

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    Israeli Air Defense

    Uzi Rubin, who founded and was the first director of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Israel Ministry of Defense (MOD), talked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and…

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    Police Use of Military Equipment

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on the sale of Department of Defense weapons and equipment to state and local police forces.

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Kara Dansky talked about an American Civil Liberties Union Center for Justice report from June 2014 that she co-authored, “War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American…

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    Militarization of Police Forces

    Tim Lynch talked about his concerns on the increasing militarization of police forces in the United States in light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri. Mr. Lynch also provided…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Are police forces in the United States becoming too militarized?” Daniel Newhauser talked by phone about the…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions on a range of issues, including U.S. options in Iraq, the situation in Syria, and the military’s decision to grant…

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters and responded to questions after Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testified at a closed Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Iraq and…

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    Consumer Drones

    Robot and drone manufacturers, software developers, and drone photographers talked about the future of rapidly developing consumer drone technology. Uses such as taking picture, mapping…

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    Safety of Drone Use

    Craig Whitlock talked about the Washington Post year-long investigation of the safety record of American drone use.

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    Defense Department Daily Briefing

    Rear Admiral John Kirby responded to questions on a variety of issues from reporters in the Pentagon. Topics included the U.S. response in Iraq, the Obama administration’s…

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    Defense Cooperation in the Arabian Gulf

    Panelists talked about missile defense cooperation in the Arabian Gulf. Iran’s nuclear program was one of main topics. br/ The panel was part of the Atlantic Council’s…

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    Global Missile Defense

    Vice Amiral James Winnefield was the keynote speaker at an Atlantic Council day-long missile defense conference. He said the number one missile defense threat was North Korea’s…

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    Virginia Tech's Drone Research Facility

    Craig Woolsey talked about the Virginia Center for Autonomous Systems, an autonomous vehicle research facility at Virginia Tech. br/ This segment was part of a “Washington…

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    Testing Drone Techonology

    Jon Greene talked about the Virginia Tech Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science’s joint drone testing project with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). br/ This…

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    Regulating Unmanned Aircraft Technology

    Michael Toscano spoke by phone about the potential domestic and international uses for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), and rules and regulations for the technology.  br/ This segment was…

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    Privacy Laws Related to the Use of Drones

    Jeramie Scott spoke by phone about the privacy issues related to the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) by law enforcement agencies. br/ This segment was part of a “Washington…

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