Not exactly hot off the PRESS news MELVIN.andy said:military personnell, TRIED to sink the ship in order to hide what they'd done, LIED thru their teeth about it later. We'd have NUKED anyone else that dared do the same. The pos's DESERVE whatever the Arabs dish out.
Tim - You beat me to it, about the Iranian airliner - BillAslan said:Mistakes DO happen.
I recall us shooting down an Iranian airliner in the gulf by mistake.
Doesn't make it any less important, but it doesn't mean that every single incident is a deliberate act of war either.
Make no mistake, Israel is our ally, as long as it coincides with their national best interests - they same can be said of all our allies. (with the exception of Canada - they've been massing their population within 100 miles of the US boarder for quite some time. The attack must be immanent )