The world painstakingly held its breath when the IRGC downed the sophisticated American drone. The RQ-4A Global Hawk, with a price tag of US$ 110 million, was shot down by an equally sophisticated Iranian surface-to-air missile Khordad-3 with a range of 75 kilometers in the Persian Gulf.

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Dr Mohamed Chtatou is a professor at the University of Mohammed V in Rabat.