Sorry, Mr. President, but the Iranians have our drone. It is possible that the drone malfunctioned, but the Iranians are claiming that they brought it down using, get this, electronic ambush. Uh, who, um, er that is, uh, they can do that?
Officers in the Revolutionary Guard, Iran's most powerful military force, have claimed the country's armed forces brought down the surveillance aircraft with an electronic ambush, causing minimum damage to the drone.
As you can see from this photo, the drone does not give the appearance of having crashed. It does apparently have an "auto land" setting, but could the Iranians have decoded it and given it commands to land? Maybe.
In 1980, the US military attempted to rescue the hostages in our Iranian Embassy. It was a total flop. We had to destroy several aircraft that had been disabled. We did that to keep the technology in those aircraft from falling into the wrong hands. In 1973, my dad destroyed several howitzers before being overrun at An Hoa. He did that to keep those guns from being used by the enemy. The point is, when that drone went down in Iranian territory, it should have been destroyed immediately. But our chief decision maker is pretty slow off the ball, and before he could weigh the pros and cons, the Iranians were posting pictures of our drone all over the world.
As a result of Obama's dereliction of duty, Iran is, among other things, going to sue us for invading their country. Part of Obama's piss poor decision not to destroy the drone was because he was worried that the Iranians would consider it an act of war. Well, Captain Dumbass, they already consider the drone an act of war, but now they have the drone, chock full of high-tech secrets that THE WHOLE FUCKING WORLD DOESN'T WANT IRAN TO HAVE. Smooth move, asshole.
Iranian lawmaker Parviz Sorouri, a member of the parliament's national security and foreign policy committee, said Monday the extracted information will be used to file a lawsuit against the United States for what he called the "invasion" by the unmanned aircraftMaybe Iran isn't smart enough to glean much technology from this farce, but:
Sorouri also claimed that Iran has the capability to reproduce the drone through reverse engineering, but he did not elaborate.Obama should be immediately removed from office for dereliction of duty. If Joe Biden is a real patriot (not just a taxpaying patriot), his duty is to relieve the President for being unfit for the job. If Biden doesn't consider him unfit, Boehner needs to have them both removed for incompetence.