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Book Launch - Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution

The Predator was transformed in a shockingly short time from a flimsy remote-control airplane with a camera under its chin to the first killing device whose users could stalk and annihilate a targeted individual on the other side of the world from a position of utter invulnerability. Join us as author Richard Whittle and former National Security Council counter-terrorism senior adviser, Richard Clarke, discuss this controversial topic with the release of Whittle's new book: Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution.

Date & Time

Wednesday
Oct. 8, 2014
10:00am – 11:00am ET

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

After five years of research and hundreds of interviews, Predator: The Secret Origins of the Drone Revolution, reveals the unexpected history of the weapon that has forever altered the way we wage war and the future of aviation. 

The Predator was transformed in a shockingly short time from a flimsy remote-control airplane with a camera under its chin to the first killing device whose users could stalk and annihilate a targeted individual on the other side of the world from a position of utter invulnerability.

Join us as author Richard Whittle and former National Security Council counter-terrorism senior adviser, Richard Clarke, discuss this controversial topic.

 

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