Author Archive

Arthur Holland Michel

Co-Director, Center for the Study of the Drone

Arthur Holland Michel is a researcher, journalist, and co-director of the Center for the Study of the Drone at Bard College. His first book, Eyes in the Sky: The Secret Rise of Gorgon Stare and How it Will Watch Us All, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in June 2019.
Science & Tech

Military-Style Surveillance Technology Is Being Tested in American Cities

In the eyes of the law, there’s no difference between a smartphone photo taken through an airplane window and one taken by an ultra-powerful camera in a helicopter hovering over your backyard.

Ideas

Some Cautionary Notes on the New ‘Knife Missile’

Will the blade-wielding Hellfire variant actually reduce civilian casualties? Maybe.