Interview with a Drone Pilot 'It Is Not a Video Game'

US Major Bryan Callahan is a pilot. But while he sits in front of a monitor in America, his plane is flying over Afghanistan. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, he speaks about what flying drones is like, the difficulties of waging war in shifts and the daily stresses of his job.
Two American drones. The one in front is a Predator and the one behind is a Reaper.

Two American drones. The one in front is a Predator and the one behind is a Reaper.

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Interview conducted by Marc Pitzke in New York
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