Originally Posted by OldArmy
That's because they prefer the coward's approach, letting surrogates do their dirty work or, better yet, financing terror which lets them keep their distance from the fight. Probably a good idea since they seem to have little skill at real warfare--can't even shoot down a drone puttering along (in international airspace with two fighter aircraft.
The drone was 16 miles of the Coast of Kuwait. Well within international waters/airspace and no were near their territory, let alone their EEZ.