Friday, December 7, 2012

12-12-05 Iran captured US drone

US still denying this happened, but it is a critical event in assessing the conduct of the upcoming war with Iran. jz

Video of the American Drone Captured By Iran

Iran's (IRGC) has captured a US ScanEagle drone again over the Persian Gulf waters upon its intrusion into the Iranian airspace.

IRGC Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi made the announcement on Tuesday, adding that the Iranian armed forces enjoy full intelligence command over foreign movements in the Persian Gulf region.

Referring to the captured ScanEagle drone, the Iranian commander pointed out, "Such drones are usually launched from large aircraft carriers."

The ScanEagle drone, which has a 10ft (3m) wingspan, is a long-endurance aircraft built by Insitu, a subsidiary of Boeing.Iran has released footage of the captured drone.
Posted December -5, 2012

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:08:59 PM UTC+2, Joseph Zernik, Human Rights Alert (NGO) wrote:

Who's Lying? US denies Iran captured ScanEagle drone over Gulf

Published on Dec 4, 2012 by 
Tehran has claimed it captured a US spy drone in the Persian Gulf after the unmanned aircraft entered Iranian airspace, Iran's Press TV reported. The US Navy denied the claim, saying that none of its drones in the Gulf region were lost. READ MORE:

12-12-08 U.S. is Only Developed County where Younger Generation will Receive Less Education than their Parents

U.S. is Only Developed County where Younger Generation will Receive Less Education than their Parents

The expectation that young Americans will always be better educated and more successful than their parents is no longer true.

A new report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says the United States is now the only major economy in the world where the younger generation will not surpass the preceding generation in terms of schooling.

Andreas Schleicher, special adviser on education at the OECD, told the BBC News: “It’s something of great significance because much of today’s economic power of the United States rests on a very high degree of adult skills—and that is now at risk.”