Josh Meyer

Quartz Correspondent

Josh Meyer has written about national security issues for more than 20 years and won numerous awards as a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. He is also the co-author of the recent book, ``The Hunt For KSM: Inside The Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,'' which was named one of the best books of 2012 by The Washington Post and Kirkus Reviews. He works in Washington, DC, where he is the director of education and outreach for the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative, which aims to find better ways to tell national journalism stories across all media platforms using new technologies.

Why Israel dominates global drone exports

Elad Aharonson, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer UAS Division at Israel's Elbit Systems Ltd. speaks next to the Elbit Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a media presentation at the airbase in the central Swiss town of Emmen October 16, 2012. The Swiss air force is currently evaluating the reconnaissance drone aircrafts of two Israeli companies to replace its existing systems. REUTERS/Pascal Lauener

The biggest exporter of unmanned aerial vehicles, which are fast becoming essential to governments worldwide for both military and civilian uses, isn’t the United States,…

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