November 9, 2012

RT: Spy Drone Worsens US-Iran Relations

Things aren’t getting any better between the US and Iran, especially not after an unmanned surveillance drone operated by the Pentagon was fired at by Iranian jets last week. On Friday, both the Pentagon and Iranian military admitted to the episode, but both sides have slightly conflicting stories over what actually happened. What is for certain so far is that the US isn’t all that happy, nor are they willing to reconsider those spy missions. NIAC’s Jamal Abdi discusses the latest in the standoff between the two countries and how tightened sanctions against Iran will influence policy in the time to come.




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