GERMANY IS THE TELL-TALE HEART OF AMERICA’S DRONE WAR
This is a joint investigation with the German news magazine Der Spiegel.
|Transatlantic cables connect U.S. drone pilots to their aircraft half a world away. (Josh Begley)|
|A top-secret slide deck obtained by The Intercept shows the complex architecture of the U.S. drone program.|
|Predator drone in Southern Afghanistan, 2006. Most drone pilots operate in the U.S., but depend on Ramstein to control their aircraft. (Veronique de Viguerie/Getty Images)|