International Security & Foreign Policy

A World of Proliferated Drones

Grant Year: 2015

Ben FitzGerald, Paul Scharre, and Michael Horowitz will research and write a monograph that will examine the security and policy challenges posed by the proliferation of drone technology worldwide. They will estimate the drone capabilities that will be available to state and non-state actors, assess the range of possible uses of such systems, survey public and official views regarding the use of drones, and consider the escalation dynamics associated with conflicts involving drone systems.

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