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Use of weaponized drones by ISIS spurs terrorism fears

Use of weaponized drones by ISIS spurs terrorism fears | 21 Feb 2017 | Late last month, a pair of Islamic State fighters in desert camouflage climbed to the top of a river bluff in northern Iraq to demonstrate an important new weapon: a small drone, about six feet wide with swept wings and a small bomb tucked in its fuselage. The two men launched the slender machine and took videos from a second, smaller drone that shadowed its movements...The incident was among dozens in recent weeks in a rapidly accelerating campaign of armed drone strikes by the Islamic State in northern Iraq. The terrorist group last month formally announced the establishment of a new "Unmanned Aircraft of the Mujahideen" unit, a fleet of ­modified drones [funded by John McCain, et al.] equipped with bombs, and claimed that its drones had killed or wounded 39 Iraqi soldiers in a single week.