But never fear. Very soon now the President of the United States and the President of Iran will sit down, without preconditions, and hash this out, and clear everything up before Iraq turns fully into the Shi’ite client state that the Iranians covet. And a new era of peace will dawn upon the world. “Iran test-fires new missile near Iraq: state media,” from Reuters, November 11 (thanks to Little Green Footballs 2):
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran has test-fired a new type of missile during war games near the Iraqi border, state television said Tuesday, after warning the United States it would respond to any violation of Iranian airspace.
The English-language Press TV said the Iranian-made missile, named as the Samen, was successfully tested Monday by the elite Revolutionary Guards in the western border city of Marivan.
They also tested artillery and rocket launchers, Press TV said on its website.
Iran’s armed forces have staged frequent maneuvers in recent months, coinciding with speculation of possible U.S. or Israeli strikes against the Islamic Republic over its disputed nuclear ambitions….