Missile defense systems all over the world sometimes fail to demonstrate the intended result, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, when asked by a reporter why Saudi troops, armed with US-made Patriot missile defense systems, failed to repel the recent drone attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities.

“We’ve seen air defense systems all around the world have mixed success,” the Department of State press service quoted Pompeo as saying upon his arrival to Jeddah. “Some of the finest in the world don’t always pick things up. We want to work to make sure that infrastructure and resources are put in place such that attacks like this would be less successful than this one appears to have been.”

The US top diplomat lashed at rumors that the attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities was a result of US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program.

The facilities of the Saudi Aramco oil company in the east of Saudi Arabia were attacked by ten drones in the early hours of September 14. In particular, the world’s biggest oil refinery near the city of Abqaiq and a refinery near Khurais, where Saudi’s second largest oil field is located, came under the attack. The attacks sparked fires at 13 facilities.

Yemeni Houthi rebels from the Ansar Allah movement claimed responsibility for the incident. Washington claimed that the Iranian government had played a role in the attack. Tehran strongly dismissed those accusations as baseless.

Source: TASS
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Pompeo=CIA=Liar

Marg bar jomhuri Eslami
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Khamenei=Ayatollah=taqiyya+kitman+tawriya+taysir+darura+muruna=
SUPER-LIAR
Just like all religious, no matter the sect…
At least CIA are not wolves into sheep clothes hypocrites.

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Pompous Pompeo promoting a GARBAGE product from a gutter country….

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Crude was stuck at 50 $ a Barrel. MBS wants it at 110 $ a barrel. But How? Simple Demand & Supply. Create a situation such that the world gets a shock. A little brainstorming and viola cheap drones with explosives & blame some one the Houthis & Iranians are the easiest. But in reality Who done it? As for the Patriot Missile System it is like an umbrella that did not open when it started pouring rains down on you leaving you completely wet. Now you don’t know what to do with that umbrella. Use it as a walking… Read more »

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As soon as the crude is over $50/barrel, fracking makes money and… They can be happy if they keep it around $60-65, there may be some peaks, but if prices stay high +++ “A little brainstorming and viola cheap drones with explosives & blame some one the Houthis & Iranians are the easiest.” => Soumar is an Iranian cruise missile, Quds-1 is a Houthi CM made thanks to Iran tech transfer, both derivate from reverse engineered Russian Kh-55. Ababil=Qassef : Iranian/Houthi drones of the same model +++ “But in reality Who done it?” => Houthi claim having done it, don’t… Read more »

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Al ‘mawt amurka al mawt israhell…ceterum censeo israhell delendum esse!!! Long live Resistance- do annihilate the zio-beasts.

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Since when aggressors are resistance?
Considering what happens in Sa’ana:
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Or Beirut
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It’s not resistance, it’s pestilence
It’s well known Israel doesn’t exists so there can’t be Zios, QED!
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Pompous Pompeo promoting GARBAGE PRODUCTS from a gutter regime….this AmeriKKKunt right-wing rat , conservative con-artist , zionist-prostitute , fat cockroach is a problem easily fixed with ONE SINGLE WELL-TIMED BULLET…

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What Pompeo doesn’t say is that the US military equipment/jet fighters they sell to the Saudis is a handicapped export version compared to what they might sell to the Israelis. The embarrassment of this policy is now on full display.
The Russians are having a field day trolling the Americans and Saudis by now offering their much better missile defense system, the S-400, to the latter.

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10 “suicide” drones, 17 strikes in Abqaiq, 2 in Kurais… Yeah, and the Earth is flat! 🤣🤣🤣🤣
They are f*ckng kidding, aren’t they?
And the wreckage of Ababil/Qasef ranging only 120km = launch from intl. waters, just at the junction of KSA+Bahrain national waters or from Qatari waters…
The only thing that Houthis have which may have flown for 920-1100km might be the Quds-1 cruise missile which is a variant of Iranian Soumar, itself a copy of Russian Kh-55, but there are version of Kh-55 only flying for 300km while others range up to 3000km…
The Houthi narrative makes no sense!

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You are right, Houthi narrative makes no sense. This is an inside job. A secret False Flag deal between Israeli pupped US and Yahoodi Arabia.

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And why the Houthis would endorse the strike if not for covering Iran’s b**t? Don’t be as ridiculous as them! Neither Israel nor KSA, not even the US have Iranian missiles/drones, and you know it! Moreover, there is no need for false flag if anyone wants to go after Iran : any terrorist attack done by any Iranian proxy anywhere is already a casus belli, even if it happened in 1979! Just the hostages crisis into US embassy in Tehran was nothing else than an invasion of USA = a declaration of war. Since no peace treaty has been signed,… Read more »

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Now a simple thing to know about land based radars : Cruise missiles are flying very low, and are often hugging the terrain… And for radar waves, the horizon matters! Although it’s not 100% straight, there’s a phenomena named refraction : To give a little idea, for an 1m² RCS object, the mighty Russian Nebo-M radar will see it from 532km if it flies at 20km altitude. At 10km alti, it falls to 378km, at 500m alti, it’s only 91km and 40km with 100m altitude. I have no data for 5-10m altitude but let’s be clear, it’s even less and… Read more »