August 07, 2018

Six arrested after Venezuelan president dodges apparent assassination attempt

By Paul Scharre

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was speaking at a military event when a drone carrying plastic explosives detonated on Saturday. CNAS Technology and National Security Director Paul Scharre speaks to NBC News on the growing threat of drones.

Listen to the segment and more from NBC News

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