A Harrowing Look At What A Drone Strike Targeting A Young Boy Would Look Like
The justification for drone strikes is that they target suspected terrorists. But so often what's left from the picture painted by our politicians are the innocent lives taken.
Artist Omer Fast spoke with a former American drone operator in Afghanistan and Pakistan about the pilotless aircraft — but instead of just filming the interview, he tried a different approach. It's a powerful and harrowing way to bring the issue closer to home and to close the empathy gap when a problem seemingly only exists "far away."