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    • Rammer
    • 11.12.11 | 18:26 (IST)

    No one expected Iran to return the plane. The speculations now is whether it will keep it or sell to Russia or China or (shudder of shudders) North Korea, and what the US reaction will be. There is also a question of Hamid Karzaii's thoughts on the subject, as these missions are carried out from his country without his knowledge. It is a mess. Iran does not have the technology to do much with this plane, including figuring out how to reverse the radar-beam insulation of the paint. Ideally Iran should trade the plane against a lifting or easing of the sanctions, but the White House cannot think about Iran in a rational manner so I wouldn't hold my breath expecting a deal

    from the article: Iran says it will not return captured U.S. drone
    First published 09:15 11.12.11 | Last updated 12:53 11.12.11
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