Oopsie

Via EagleSpeak comes this gem in the WSJ:

A few weeks ago, according to official and private reports, the Iranian air force shot down three drones near the southwestern city of Bushehr, where a Russian-supplied nuclear reactor has just started up. When the Revolutionary Guards inspected the debris, they expected to find proof of high-altitude spying. Instead, the Guards had to report to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei that the air force had blasted Iran’s own unmanned aircraft out of the sky.

Apparently, according to official Iranian press accounts, the Iranian military had created a special unit to deploy the drones—some for surveillance and others, as President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad bragged on Sunday, to carry bombs—but hadn’t informed the air force.

The CIA should start sending fake messages about where the drones will be flying. If they start shooting at everything, they’ll take down their own birds. If they stop shooting at everything, we can send in our own once in a while. Or at least hint that we might.

Comments

  1. Why do bad things happen to good people? LOL! Now, if we could just find a way to paint the US flag on one wing of their drones and the Star of David on the other!

  2. “Instead, the Guards had to report to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei that the air force had blasted Iran’s own unmanned aircraft out of the sky.” Hate it when that *&^% happens. This story made my day LOL.

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