Robert J. Bunker and John P. Sullivan, “MEXICAN CARTELS ARE EMBRACING AERIAL DRONES AND THEY’RE SPREADING.” War on the Rocks. 11 November 2021.
Aerial drones, once the domain of states alone, have become standard features of the arsenals ofterrorists, insurgents, and guerrillas. These actors find the flexibility of aerial drones appealing. But they are not the only ones: As we discuss in our new book Criminal Drone Evolution, criminal and cartel uses of small weaponized drones are increasingly in the news.