Accident-Prone Wonder Weapons Afghanistan War Logs Reveal Shortcomings of US Drones

Remote-controlled drones are supposed to be the miracle weapon of the Afghanistan conflict, taking out Taliban fighters with precision missiles and protecting Western forces. But the war logs files obtained by WikiLeaks show that system failures, computer glitches and human errors are plaguing drone missions.
The war logs have revealed the shortcomings of US drones in Afghanistan.

The war logs have revealed the shortcomings of US drones in Afghanistan.

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Photo Gallery: The War in Their Own Words
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Photo Gallery: The War in Their Own Words