Drone-ing on and on

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Noting or lamenting the continued resilience and importance of the military industrial complex is rather prosaic. As many have demonstrated, not least James Der Derian and Eugene Jarecki, the role of military industrial production in the US has regularly served to cushion the blow of broader economic and financial troubles. The rise of drones is no different, from the increasing use of them along both the northern and southern US borders, which has more to do with bolstering local borderland economies than it does with border security, and now as Jamie Reno points out in this recent article in the Daily Beast the Drone Production Hub in San Diego.

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