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Iran fired at unarmed US drone, Pentagon says

Published November 08, 2012 | FoxNews.com

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 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.

Little said the U.S. government has protested to the Iranians. Asked about how the U.S. could respond, he said: “We have a wide range of options from diplomatic to military.”
Little stressed that the drone was flying 16 nautical miles off the coast of Kuwait in international waters, and never entered the 12-mile limit that would constitute Iranian territory.

The Pentagon announced the incident as the administration imposed a new round of financial sanctions against Iranian officials and entities. They marked the first sanctions since President Obama’s re-election Tuesday. According to the Treasury Department, the move was “related to the Iranian government’s human rights abuses, its support of terrorism and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.”

 

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  1. Milwaukee Mike

    November 10th, 2012

    Another act of war on the US. Nothing to see here folks!

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  2. John Cooper

    November 10th, 2012

    Maybe we were just testing their defenses? You know, make ‘em light up their radars, etc.?

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  3. CrustyB

    November 10th, 2012

    Not sure who I’m supposed to root for.

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  4. Anonymous

    November 10th, 2012

    Oh, but this isn’t important. Petraeus and his chicky had sex under the desk. That’s what will comprise media conversation.

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  5. Plain P-O'd Jane

    November 10th, 2012

    sorry, that was me mentioning sex under the desk

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  6. Anne

    November 10th, 2012

    Whoa, badass Iranian jet pilots; attacked unarmed drone …, and missed it. LOL Can’t make this stuff up, folks.

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  7. AvgDude

    November 10th, 2012

    Obama didn’t hide it alone. A whole lot of people hid it, including journalists.

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  8. Rick

    November 10th, 2012

    WTF? 0bama and Almondinnerjacket were all kissy-kissy face before the election because the Iranians had finally seen the light because of those harsh sanctions and were going to shut down their nuke program.

    (Which meant they had enough uranium for a bomb or would have by the time they finished “negotiations.”)

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  9. Freeshiticus

    November 10th, 2012

    CrustyB

    good one! Got me wondering too.

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  10. jus sayin yo

    November 11th, 2012

    “Not sure who I’m supposed to root for.”

    like Wayne, Root for America!

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  11. Mz McHorsey

    November 12th, 2012

    I guess the Military Command (aka Bamma’s Biatches) were told to hold her steady so the Muzzies could finally hit it and crash it….. then the other Bamma’s Biatches, Chrissy Matthews et al., played “I GOT A SECRET” and sat on it till their massah got back in….

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