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Old 05-04-2011, 02:21 PM
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I had an "Executive Decision" scenario in mind.
Yeah, I suppose that's a little more realistic concern. But what is there to prevent any attempts like that even with him dead? Hell, what prevented it with him safe and sound in Pakistan (*glares at the ISI*)? Nothing.

I mean, how is all this talk of possible retaliation by AQ any different from the last 9-1/2 years? Any attack they might carry out in response to his death would be just as likely as any attack they might carry out if he were alive and well. It's pretty much a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" type of situation.

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And kill Steven Seagal before he can do anything?
And Halle Berry to help land the plane.
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:31 PM
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And Halle Berry to help land the plane.
Is Karen Black not available? (Airport `75? Anyone?)
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Is Karen Black not available? (Airport `75? Anyone?)
Halle just fell to second choice. lol
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So... what the hell was down during OBL raid? They´re talking about a stealth Blackhawk on the web:






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That is the weirdest-looking wreckage I've ever seen and it definitely doesn't look like any MH-60 variant I've ever seen. That tail rotor housing looks pretty damn close to the main rotor housing on the Comanche, though.

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It is a bit curious why they felt the need to destroy the wreckage of a downed H-60 in the middle of a Pakistani suburb. In the middle of nowhere in Afghanistan, sure, but in a town full of Pakistani military? Maybe they just did it out of habit. But that IS weird looking wreckage.

I can see them modifying the rotors to make them stealthier, but as for the other features, like retractable landing gear, it'd make more sense to start from a clean sheet rather than modifying an existing design.
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All we're seeing is the remains of the tail rotor, though. We can't judge from that alone if it's a completely different helicopter or just a modified Black Hawk. But if the theories of it being a new stealth helicopter should prove accurate, it would explain how the SEALs managed to slip into Pakistan, conduct a 40 minute raid, and get out before the Pakistani military even managed to mobilize. And it would explain why they demoed it almost beyond recognition.
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So no photo to be released, apparently the bad guys will get mad if we show it, but then probably not any madder than they already are that their leader was SHOT IN THE EYE.
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Maybe if Donald Trump makes enough noise about it, he can get them to release it.
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