CJK: "are we to assume that the us is no longer a superpower with the most powerful satellites that can see a license plate from space. " I think we can safely assume two thing, Cipora: 1) The USA is a superpower with the most powerful satellites that can see a license plate from space. 2) Those satellites show nothing even remotely resembling Scud missiles crossing that border into Lebanon. We can assume from those two things: a) that the USA simply does not believe that the Israelis are telling the truth, and b) that Crowley is too experienced to come out and say that the USA's "closest ally in the middle east" is telling Obama a pack of lies. Hence the statement that was made, which has most of its meaning written between the lines...
Turkish military denies hitting civilians in airstrikes targeting PKK militants (Reuters)
from the article: State Dept.: U.S. unsure whether Syria sent missiles to Hezbollah