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Putin ups the ante; OKs advanced missile system for Iran’s ayatollahs

Gargoyle out of the tube.

Barack Obama: The best friend the West’s enemies ever had.

In what’s being seen as both a military game changer as well as a Russian thumb poked directly in Barack Obama‘s eye, Russian strongman Vladimir Putin has authorized the sale of an unknown number of batteries of one of the most advanced surface-to-air missile systems (SAMS) on the planet. As reported by the Agence France-Presse (via The Times of Israel) and also by The Daily Beast, both on April 13, 2015, the Russian weapons shipment not only has military leaders in Jerusalem burning the midnight oil, their American counterparts in the Pentagon as plenty worried are well. Continue reading Putin ups the ante; OKs advanced missile system for Iran’s ayatollahs