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Assad Says US Attack Was Intentional, Lasted for More Than an Hour

Launching an aerial attack on military personnel of another country and then claiming afterwards it was an accident –sounds like a familiar story. Has Ashton Carter taken a page out of the Israeli playbook? According to the findings of the Independent Commission of Inquiry into the Israeli Attack on the USS Liberty, the combined air and naval assault that took place on June 8, 1967 lasted for two hours and was preceded by eight hours of aerial surveillance.

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