The Middle East Game of Drones


By: Mihai Girboan, Maj., ROU Army, CSAG/CCJ5

24 August 2022

Subject: The Middle East Game of Drones.

Purpose: To identify the new tendencies in technology, proliferation, and commercialization of unmanned aerial vehicles, the strategic ties between actors, the “why and how” of the UAV use in USCENTCOM AOR and the consequences resulting from it, in order to develop proper coping processes/effective countermeasures.

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The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of a number of international officers within the Combined Strategic Analysis Group (CSAG) and do not necessarily reflect the views of United States Central Command, not of the nations represented within the CSAG or any other governmental agency.