The official story: On October 15th the USS Mason picked up two targets believed to be cruise missiles, forcing it to deploy (undisclosed) “counter measures.”
Notice the words “believed to be” in that last sentence? The Pentagon hopes you didn’t, because, as it turns out, they’re not so sure now. As USNI News reported last week, the Pentagon is “still unsure” if the Mason was actually attacked at all on the 15th. “We actually have not confirmed that happened and we’re going back and looking at all the information to see what might or might not have happened and that’s where we are,” said Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. Jeff Davis.
Does any of this sound familiar? It should…
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