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U.S. officials: We still don’t know
who shot down Malaysian airliner

McClatchy News, by Jonathan S. Landay

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 7/23/2014 2:32:33 PM

WASHINGTON — The United States is confident that the Malaysian Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine was downed by an SA-11 missile likely fired by pro-Russian separatists _ most plausibly by mistake _ but there still is no hard evidence tying the rebels or Russia to the disaster, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday. “Two things we don’t know is who exactly pulled the trigger: we don’t know a name, we don’t know a rank and we’re not even 100 percent sure of a nationality,” said one senior U.S. intelligence official. “We don’t even know why. The most plausible

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Reply 1 - Posted by: 4justice, 7/23/2014 2:42:45 PM     (No. 9936973)

Geez, how much more evidence do they need???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: dataman, 7/23/2014 2:43:26 PM     (No. 9936974)

Has anyone checked YouTube lately? Maybe there was a disturbing video that annoyed someone?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 7/23/2014 2:46:14 PM     (No. 9936978)

Putin does not have to lie to cover up his barbarism the Obama Administration will do it for him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/23/2014 3:18:37 PM     (No. 9937024)

Does pResident Barry know about it yet, or has he not watched any TV news lately?

/contempt off/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 7/23/2014 3:25:53 PM     (No. 9937031)

Did anyone doubt that the Obama gang would give Putin and the Ukrainian rebels the room they would need to slide on this? In another article, Ukraine announced two of their planes shot down so nothing has changed.

Perhaps the Obama gang can blame gremlins.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: qr4j, 7/23/2014 3:35:57 PM     (No. 9937043)

This administration never knows jack. Incompetence and corruption. Also known as Barack and Obama.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: M2, 7/23/2014 3:36:30 PM     (No. 9937044)

Not to worry. I´m sure Obama will say "We will not rest until we find out who has committed this atrocity."

There now. Doesn´t everyone feel lots better?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 7/23/2014 3:49:51 PM     (No. 9937063)

Everybody knows that the Malayasian jet was shot down by pro-russian separatists. So this statement by US intelligence officials is a lie. obama is exercising a stall tactic because he does not want to take a stand against russia. obama thinks that in a week or so the public will have forgotten about this incident. And he is probabaly right.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Tiger, 7/23/2014 6:05:04 PM     (No. 9937178)

U.S. officials don´t know much about anything these days!!!

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