Sources: ABC News, CBS News, FARS News Agency
quote: As always, Iran seems to be exaggerating every detail about this.
quote: Does Iran really have the capability to 1) detect this UAV and 2) hack into it? I just find that really hard to believe. As always, Iran seems to be exaggerating every detail about this.
quote: maybe they just disabled all communications and found a signal to glide to a flat spot. might explain the covering of the bottom and landing gear.
quote: The onus is on them to prove they even have something
quote: So they can make nuclear arms but they can't hack a computer?
quote: This is a huge blow to our stealth program. It is only a matter of time before it is passed around to the highest bidder so the enemy can figure out how to build systems to detect it (and our other techs).
quote: There's a reason the U-2 flys at 70,000 feet.
quote: I liked the Cold War. It was quite a fascinating time. :)
quote: The only difference here is we could wipe out Iran whenever we want and they can't stop us, so there's no MAD. They've got nothing to lose.
quote: I also seem to remember Obama making a speach on the death of Bin Laden while pictures of the control room as well as countless stories told of the Navy Seals unit which performed the operation.
quote: his rediculous policies led to alot of problems.
quote: I'll bite, again....
quote: I bet Bush can at least pronounce (Marine) Corpsman right. And know how many states are in the Union.
quote: The last 2 years of his term he sat by and did nothing while the economy collapsed around him
quote: Unlike the US government claiming it wasn't shot down? Just how many lies do you have to hear from the US military before you see the pattern?
quote: The repainting, missing US insignia, and lack of any damage
quote: Why would Iran stage this? What tangible benefit do they get by spending resources showcasing a fake?
quote: What tangible benefit do they get by spending resources showcasing a fake?
quote: missing US insignia
quote: If the Iranians were going to make a fake "US spy plane that we shot down" to show to the world, logically the first thing painted onto it would be United States Air Force insignia.
quote: Oh, you mean like when your government killed all 290 civilian passengers aboard Iran Air Flight 655 in 1988? Or maybe you mean the 1953 coup d'etat in which your government in partnership with the British government overthrew Iran's first democratically elected Prime Minister and replaced him with a murderous dictator? "We live in a world of guided missiles and misguided men." - Dr. M. L. King
quote: Pahlavi not a murderous dictator? Trying telling that to the families of those tortured and murdered by SAVAK
quote: Perhaps you'd even go so far as to characterize torture and politically motivated murder and innocent mistakes, devoid of any kind of malevolent intentionality.