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#1 Fine. They can use their new senses to add a new dimension to mess with their minds. It also suggests that everyone thinks the attack will be airborne.
Posted by gorb 2012-03-01 04:56||
#2 Is it good enough not to be jammed (again) by the Israelis? That's the key question.
But they didn't jam it. They spooked it, so the Syrians watching the screens didn't even know they'd come until they'd left.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-03-01 09:31||
#3 "If it happens, the fallout would be truly catastrophic,"
An interesting turn of phrase, given northernly winds.
Posted by Skidmark 2012-03-01 09:51||
#4 Wikileaks reported Israeli tech sold to Georgia and Russian codes for surveullance system they sold to, Iran exchanged so so Putin has made his strategic play to cover his butt with the mullahs--he better have a 360 pivot on his neck as he'll never know where or when the Reaper will come....
Posted by Omoluque Hapsburg8162 2012-03-01 10:29||
#5 "If it happens, the fallout would be truly catastrophic," he said,
depends on the prevailing wind
Posted by Frank G 2012-03-01 10:41||
#6 "It's interesting that the Russians were worried enough to do this. Wonder what is going on behind the scenes..."
a russian firesale and extraction - the impending disress on russian foreign affairs needs to be nipped in the bud by the Kremlin - call it 'cover ya asses boys , the truth may come out '
lex parsimoniae aka Okkams razor
Posted by MacNails 2012-03-01 16:34||
#7 Or to preclude a "kinetic action".
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-03-01 16:48||
#8 Nice turn of phrase g(r)omgoru , unfortunately we are beyond the point of preclude . To give a British understatement ... I cant see anything on the horizon apart from a major situation aka fuck up based on Russian and Chinese arse covering . It will be interesting to see how they untangle the fish nets on this one , especially when they've had 20 years to sort their backyard out yet happily sat on the apathy band wagon whilst raking in the finances .
Posted by MacNails 2012-03-01 17:11||
#9 Incidentally, the carrier and its support group in Tartus could actually be backhanded support for a strike on various complexes in Iran - a buy off during the clean up . Internationally, the scales need to be balanced to save face
Who knows ? - half the fun though eh , this is the most fascinating and interesting play of gamesmanship and brinkmanship for a loooong time
Posted by MacNails 2012-03-01 17:25||
#10 they should have had a successor lined up in the wings for just such occasions They are most likely working on that right now.
Posted by Anguper Hupomosing9418 2012-03-01 18:53||