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Missing Drone ?
BY LAUREN ZIMA The Fars News Agency, which has ties to the Iranian government, is reporting that Iran's top general says the country will not return a US RQ-170 drone it claims it downed in Eastern Iran. Newser quotes General Hossein Salami, who called the drone a, quote, "hostile" attack by the US, and warned of a bigger response from Iran. "No nation welcomes other countries' spy drones in its territory, and no one sends back the spying equipment and its information back to the country of origin ... It makes no difference where this drone originated and which group or country sent it to invade our air space. This was an act of invasion and belligerence." The White House confirmed early last week that the drone was part of a CIA reconaissance mission and that it was missing. Salami called its capture a victory for Iran and a defeat for the US But -- is the drone Iran has definitely the US drone? CBS explains. "In video released by Iran, the drone appears nearly intact -- something American officials can't or won't explain. The US military says it lost control of a drone earlier this week and doesn't deny the Iranians now have it. Iran could try to reverse engineer the aircraft or hand it over to China or Russia." Iran says the drone is intact because it wasn't shot down -- instead, officials say, the drone was taken down in a cyber attack. The Daily Mail reports that the US refutes the claim. "American officials have said that US intelligence assessments indicate that <b>...</b>