Elizabeth Santoro is a Researcher at the Center for the Study of Targeted Killing who is about to receive a degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts with a dual concentration in International Relations and Pre-Law. Her earlier works on drone technology covered Saudi Arabian and Houthi uses of drones in Yemen, and were published through the Center for the Study of Targeted Killing.
On the afternoon of September 19, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) launched from an airstrip near the Syrian capital of Damascus flew into the demilitarized zone that separates the Syrian-controlled
Non-state actors have long been subject to surveillance and even attack by armed drones flown by states they threaten. In recent months, however, there has been growing evidence of non-state