Breaking: Iran Fired on US Drone on Nov. 1… Pentagon Just Confirmed This News Today

The Iranian regime fired on a US drone in international air space on November 1.
The Pentagon decided to hold on to this news but responded after it was leaked out today.
FOX News reported:

Iran has fired at a U.S. drone, the Pentagon confirmed Thursday.

The incident occurred Nov. 1 at 4:50 a.m. ET, Pentagon spokesman George Little said.

He said the unarmed, unmanned drone was conducting “routine surveillance” when it was “intercepted” by Iran. He said the drone was not in Iranian airspace.

CNN has more:

Two Iranian Su-25 fighter jets fired on an unarmed U.S. Air Force Predator drone in the Persian Gulf last week, CNN has learned.

The incident raises fresh concerns within the Obama administration about Iranian military aggression in crucial Gulf oil shipping lanes.

The drone was in international airspace east of Kuwait, U.S. officials said, adding it was engaged in routine maritime surveillance.

Although the drone was not hit, the Pentagon is concerned.

Two U.S. officials explained the jets were part of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps force, which has been more confrontational than regular Iranian military forces.

The Obama administration did not disclose the incident, which occurred just days before the presidential election on November 1, but three senior officials confirmed the details to CNN.

CNN did not say when they learned of the attack.

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  • Tom Doniphon

    All your trying to do is “politicize” this incident right before the elec….., oh wait a minute! We already had the election! Racist!

  • Patty

    Funny how this wasn’t mentioned by the Bias media and then this:

    One senior GOP Senate staffer told The Cable that State is only making the documents available for senators and committee staff to view today and tomorrow, which won’t actually allow the members to prepare for the hearing. Staffers for committee members are also not allowed to see the material.

    “Funny since no member is in town,” the aide said. “The timing and limited access clearly demonstrates the administration cares more about playing politics with the tragedy than accepting responsibility.”

  • Stella Baskomb

    “the drone was not hit”

    Sharpshooters, eh?

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  • pink tie Republican

    I’m sure Barry has a plan to wipe out the Iranian military capability in a coordinated strike that will incapacitate them in one hour.

  • lynno

    Sweet sweet revenge on us, thank you america,weakness shows to the world. Hurt us we will give you money ,hurt us agin we will build your country. AMERICA died Nov. 6th,2012,America buy your head scraf, koran and your new flag Black and green with alittle red.

  • coolidgerules

    We are being lorded over by a criminal enterprise. No other explaination.

  • Not to worry, there were Iranian pilots in my USAF Undergraduate Pilot Training class in the late 1960s…they were not very good, and most kept washing back until they either killed themselves or got sent home and got transferred to tanks or were allowed to fly anyway. Not being “racist”, they just had an “attitude” that you dumb Americans can’t teach me anything and besides, no matter what I do, I have diplomatic immunity. One of them used that immunity when he got angry about something, hopped into his Corvette, and drove to LA to the Iranian embassy to complain. He drove 100 MPH most of the way, got stopped, showed the cop his passport and immunity letter, and the cop had to let him go.

    Who knows where they are now, but if these are the kinds of instructors they have teaching Iranian pilots to fly, it’s no wonder they couldn’t even shoot down an unmanned, unarmed drone.

  • Patty



    America: Get Ready For War

    Iran knows they are negotiating from a position of strength, because they already know Obama will give away the farm in order to avoid a military conflict.

    Israel knows it, too. And it looks as though Netanyahu has decided it might be best, for Israel, if they handle the attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities on their own — unencumbered by a limp-wristed American administration.

    Netanyahu recently told an Israeli TV station that he is prepared to act unilaterally in a strike against the Iranians, as the United States has failed to show outright support for an Israeli strike on the nation.

    Netanyahu went on to say: “When David Ben-Gurion declared the foundation of the state of Israel, was it done with American approval?” When Levi Eshkol was forced to act in order to loosen the siege before 1967, was it done with the Americans’ support?

    “If someone sits here as the prime minister of Israel and he can’t take action on matters that are cardinal to the existence of this country, its future and its security, and he is totally dependent on receiving approval from others, then he is not worthy of leading,” Netanyahu assured the TV audience: “I can make these decisions.” SOURCE:

    Israel has been quietly building up a task force, and the materiel such a task force would need, including Israeli built tankers for in-flight refueling of it’s fighter-bombers, and negotiating for emergency landing fields for damaged aircraft after the raid.

    To be sure, Israel is going to attack Iran — and soon.

    With Obama’s reelection, there is absolutely no reason for Israel to wait any longer to attack Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu knows that America/Obama will not be there to aid them.That also means Obama will not be able to interfere with Israel’s plan for a raid on Iran any longer. IDF_AirforceWe now know that — as we reported some days ago now — the Obama Regime has been secretly negotiating with Iran — behind Israel’s back — for some sort of compromise deal on suspending Iran’s endeavor to create the “Islam Bomb” (An Atomic Bomb). Obama’s number one advisor,…

  • gracepmc

    The delay in announcing this news is in part due to the fact that Valerie Jarrett is still looking for Obama’s bomber jacket and she is still working on his response.

  • Michael

    This story doesn’t make much sense. Drones are not exactly evasive. If they wanted to shoot it down, they would have. Sounds like they were having fun to me. Besides, this is a foreign policy issue. His voters only care about their free money. If they remain clueless and careless about Benghazi, what makes anyone think this would matter to an Obama voter?

  • Patty

    Iran knows they are negotiating from a position of strength, because they already know Obama will give away the farm in order to avoid a military conflict.


    do you believe that the women, youth, Hispanics or Blacks care about this when they voted for more of the same.

    and remember this:

    Israeli Paper: Obama Adviser Valerie Jarrett Holding Secret Talks With Iran

  • Bitter Clinger

    @gracepmc: ValJar is the first African female president. No wait! That’s Obama. Nevermind……

  • Jarrett most likely gave them the green-light to go a head shoot the drone down during all those secret meetings ,no need for drone to spy on Iran ‘s nuclear sights anymore, O had the election in the bag….

  • thenabrd

    wow mission classified nov 1, but no longer classified nov 8!! fastest declassify on record!!

  • WW III has begun … pray

  • gw

    Nothing like starting off the new session of the Obama Administration by admitting they hid information from the general population that may have considered this Iranian action/US non-response in voting for Obama or Romney re addressing foreign affairs.

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  • Chris Light

    #16 WWIII has not begun. Come on!!! For there to be a War, both sides have to fight. Obama will be tying our hands behind our backs.

    You are right about the “pray” part. We all need to do a lot of that.

    It’s ignorant to think that people would have changed their opinion about Obama had any of this came out. Like Limbaugh said, “you can’t win against Santa Clause”. The media has created this fictional character that the naive and ignorant young people of this country bought into. The facts have never mattered with them.

  • Tom Doniphon

    #12 Obamafooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnnneeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Romney suuuuxxxx!

  • Chris Light

    #11 Michael. Drones are built using microwave absorbent material and were designed much like stealth fighter/bombers with angles and corners such that to minimize radar returns/echos. No, they aren’t invisible, but the return is so small many radars do not have the resolution needed to “see” them.

  • Mama Grizzly

    Fasten your seat belts for more, boys and girls.

    The country went with Obama through software fraud, now most likely untraceable, but the individual secretaries of state(s) could do statistical comparison analyses with material ballots if they wanted to.

    In COLORADO, for example. Alinsky politics of personal destrution:

    Secretary of State Scott Gessler (one of the nicest people you’d ever want to meet) was SUED on trumped up charges of misusing funds for attending an election law event in Florida. Cost? $1,400 is in question. PULLEEZZZ… For a guy who makes over $150,000 per year? Right. Guess when he was CRIMINALLY INVESTIGATED? Why, the day before the election. A bit distracting, I’d say. And Scott is a person who takes his job very seriously and WOULD HAVE done stat analyses on ballot counts. Colorado, a swing state, goes bye-bye. So….no looking into those pesky little software code commands.

    From Chicago: (why is Chicago interested, again? I forget…)

    “Separately, the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission, a state agency charged with investigating ethics complaints of public officials, said on Monday that it was also investigating Gessler, according to Luis Toro, director of Colorado Ethics Watch, a left-leaning citizen watchdog group.

    Toro said his organization filed complaints with the commission and the prosecutor’s office over roughly $1,400 spent for the Florida trips, and the commission informed him there was enough information to open an investigation.”

    I’m sure this happened all over the country, and especially in the swing states.

  • Joanne

    And so what was Obama’s response – “Oh please forgive us, pretty please. I promise to not help the State of Israel…..ever.” Allahu Akbar Hugs and Licks, Barack Hussein Obama

  • bg


    O Strategy


  • King O must be thinking “Oh, dear! That dear frenemy Imadinnerjacket trying to RUIN my perfect coronation!”

    Someone should pardoy the Dulak Lord Farquar theme park now that we have our own Great O for another four years!

  • maynardb61

    This might be news if it were a manned fighter jet they fired on, instead of a giant model plane!

  • democraps suck

    The mooslime in chief will NEVER EVER tell the truth about his mooslime brothers to the american public……my suggestion to EVERYONE that doesn’t live in Illinois is arm your self heavily…this will get ugly…

  • kato

    “Guess I better utter some inane platitudes. Hey Valerie, write me some words and fire up my teleprompter. I gotta play president.”

  • do you think panetta was wait till after the election to release this little tidbit?

  • CT

    “The Obama administration did not disclose the incident…”

    How does that matter, what fool believes anything that comes out of this Administration?

  • bg


    Defense Department can’t put soldiers, ballots together

    [Barack Obama is president and commander-in-chief of the U.S. military but after his attorneys argued in court that service members who are fighting for the defense of the nation deserve no special accommodation to vote, a number of elected officials are raising questions about the White House commitment to the soldier’s rights


    The ACLJ statement continued, “To hold, as the Obama campaign argues, that our men and women in uniform do not deserve these special considerations, that providing them is ‘entirely arbitrary,’ and that there is ‘no legitimate justification’ for recognizing and addressing the unique situation that the brave members of our military face with regarding to protecting their right to vote would have disastrous affects on the numerous military voting rights laws that have been passed both federally and at the state level.”]

    much more here..


  • Bigbeader

    False Flag

  • Katielee

    This is out of control. I am so worried and sick at heart over what’s happening to our country. I was out walking my dog tonight and as we walked past our neighborhood community center, I looked up at the flag flying in the breeze, and felt nauseous. All I could wonder was how much longer our flag will fly proudly over this country before she’s replaced. What she represented, I fear is irrevocably lost.

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  • shadow

    The country went with Obama through software fraud, now most likely untraceable,

    So your proof of fraud is there is no proof? LOL

  • Francesca

    How can we find out when CNN learned of the attack and how many days they refused to report it?

  • Francesca

    ##27: Are you kidding me? That was our drone flying in international air space. And we do nothing? They are pushing, testing, and what is our reponse? NOTHING.

  • ROn

    No need for a cover up. Most of the country doesn’t want to know.

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