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Tango0125 Oct 2018 12:27 p.m. PST

"A drone attack on Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Syria in January this year was an elaborate multi-purpose Pentagon operation, Editor-in-Chief of National Defense journal Igor Korotchenko told TASS on Thursday.

As Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin said at a plenary session of the Beijing Xiangshan Forum on security earlier on Thursday, the UAVs that attacked Russia's Hmeymim airbase in Syria were operated from a US Boeing Poseidon-8 reconnaissance plane…."
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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2018 1:19 p.m. PST

Sounds better to say the US did it, than primitive, stone-age era guerrillas, I suspect.

Typical misinformation, like the USA is responsible for the failure and US pullout/cancellation of the INF Treaty, which the Russians have been cheating on for years, but ignore those facts, and look over here at this shiny object.

28mm Fanatik26 Oct 2018 8:08 a.m. PST

Given the technical sophistication of the drones described, it seems unlikely that they originated from one of the anti-Assad rebel groups, even if backed by the Saudis or one of the Gulf states.

Tango0126 Oct 2018 11:17 a.m. PST

Is this a "casus belli"?….


Cacique Caribe Inactive Member26 Oct 2018 1:28 p.m. PST

Maybe a "cashews belly".


Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP26 Oct 2018 8:59 p.m. PST

It's their "story", so there may be less sophistication than is alleged.

Tango0127 Oct 2018 12:08 p.m. PST

Dany… dude! (smile)


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