Sunday, September 15, 2019

Maybe it was a missile attack, not drones

ArmsControlWonk:

the question arose whether drones had been used at all, or whether the attack might in fact have been a missile strike. Previous Houthi drone strikes against oil facilities tended to result in quite limited damage which could be an indication that a different weapons system was used this time. Indeed, Aramco came to the conclusion that its facilities were attacked by missiles. Even more curious, several pictures began to emerge on social media purportedly showing the wreckage of a missile in the Saudi desert.
Here's the WSJ's current headline:
Iran Rejects U.S. Accusations Over Saudi Oil-Facility Attacks