"Not legitimate reasons"? That's a fair statement though not entirely accurate. One of the longest held principles of international diplomacy is that an attack on any vessel in international waters or an embassy of a foreign nation is an act of war. (The embassy is considered a piece of the nation it represents) This has been extended to include foreign flagged airships in international airspace. What makes you statement "fair" is that an attack on an unmanned drone most likely doesn't carry the same weight inasmuch as human life is not lost. Thus, it is easy to explain the President's initial response to order the military to plan a response but then stand down after taking time to reflect. See that. He "reflected". Yes, I'm just as surprised as you. Of course, his enemies don't reflect. They merely jump to their megaphones and add to the dirge.
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