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U.S. drone that crashed in Iran goes miniature

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by Thomas Erdbrink
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/checkpoint-washington/post/us-drone-that-crashed-in-iran-goes-miniature/2012/01/17/gIQAAzAi5P_blog.html
TEHRAN — For the American government, the crash of the RQ-170 drone in Iran was an embarrassment. For the Iranian government, it was a propaganda victory.

And for at least one company, according to state radio, it could be a windfall.

An Iranian firm, seeking to capitalize on the frenzy that followed the crash of the drone — and American calls to have it returned — is now producing miniaturized toy versions of the craft. Most of th


Added: Jan-17-2012 Occurred On: Jan-17-2012
By: copperdog3
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Politics
Tags: Iran, Khomeini, drone, RQ-170, Tehran, Ayatollah, Obama, China, laughingstock, joke, punchline
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