Best Defense

Move over, Pentagon: Will Amazon one day field the world’s largest drone force?

Quite possibly. Amazon chief and potential king of the world Jeff Bezos says he wants to use drones to make same-hour deliveries of small packages. Maybe the Air Force could subcontract its next war out to him. Pakistanis living on the Afghan frontier expressed mixed feelings about the retailing giant’s new delivery plan.

Amazon
Amazon

Quite possibly. Amazon chief and potential king of the world Jeff Bezos says he wants to use drones to make same-hour deliveries of small packages. Maybe the Air Force could subcontract its next war out to him.

Pakistanis living on the Afghan frontier expressed mixed feelings about the retailing giant’s new delivery plan.

Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

Trending Now Sponsored Links by Taboola

By Taboola

More from Foreign Policy

By Taboola