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originally posted by: trollz
If they shot it down in international airspace, isn't that basically an act of war? Did Iran just give everyone the perfect excuse to light them up?
originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: babybunnies
There's just one minor problem though. The Global Hawk family doesn't HAVE "Stealth mode". It's a non-stealthy UAV designed to fly slowly at high altitude, in a straight line, observing the widest possible area with each pass.
originally posted by: Masisoar
Very surprised but proud of Trump for his decision, it wasn't an easy one to make but all things considered, more than likely the correct one.
First, to act as if an increase in child mortality due to economic sanctions was part of a conspiracy led by Saddam Hussein’s government ignores the fact that this is what sanctions have done to local populations across the globe. Sanctions routinely bring the particular state closer to a state of collapse, and the people who feel the effects the most are always civilians.
As many as 576,000 Iraqi children may have died since the end of the Persian Gulf war because of economic sanctions imposed by the Security Council, according to two scientists who surveyed the country for the Food and Agriculture Organization.