Explosives & Weapons

  Posted on: Thursday, August 9, 2018
Alleged Venezuelan Assassination Attempt Underscores Domestic Problem of Weaponized Drones
HS Today

The alleged assassination attempt on Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro carried out by two drones has opened up the conversation on how to control weaponized drones. Jason Snead, a political analyst at conservative think-tank the Heritage Foundation, detailed in a new article the alarming truth about the threats Americans face from weaponized drones. Under current law, it is illegal for law enforcement and private citizens to shoot down a drone that is being used to cause harm.



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