Friday, November 9, 2012

Surprise..Surprise..Iran attacks one of our Drones in international airspace...On November 1 and we're only hearing about it now

Iran fired on an unarmed U.S. drone last week as it was hovering in international airspace, the Pentagon announced Thursday. 
Spokesman George Little said the incident, which marks the first time the Iranians have fired on a U.S. drone, occurred Nov. 1 at 4:50 a.m. ET. He said the unarmed, unmanned drone was conducting "routine surveillance" over the Persian Gulf when it was "intercepted" by Iran. He said the MQ1 Predator drone, which was not hit, was not in Iranian airspace.
According to Little, two Iranian jets fired twice, missing on both attempts -- the drone headed away from the Iranian coast, landing safely soon after at an undisclosed location. The Iranian jets pursued the drone for a short period before giving up.
The full story is HERE.

Now I wonder why this information didn't come out before the Presidential elections? Perhaps team Obama didn't want to clutter the minds of the electorate with anything that may interfere with their decision making process? How considerate.

Charles Krauthammer had this to say:

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Anonymous said...

This is so scary. My number one issue this election after our domestic economy was and still is foreign policy. An Israel official called President Obama's foreign policy "naive" yesterday. I think that's putting it nicely. The guy is in way over his head. President Romney (I'm just going to start calling him that) has a relationship with Netanyahu, understands the circumstances there much better and more realistically. A professorial view of our place in the world just doesn't cut it. Gah. I'm worried.


Anonymous said...

America deserves a nuclear Iran. They had their chance and blew it.

Lionhead said...

Krauthammer hit's the nail on the head here. It's becoming obvious Obama is the 21st Century Neville Chamberlain. He will appease & equivocate, then a war will erupt because preventative measures were never taken. Another Obama leadership fail.