Poland’s ex-president Walesa ‘I would shoot’ Russian jets buzzing past US ships “

A Sukhoi Su-24 jet makes a low altitude pass by the USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) April 12, 2016

Poland’s former president and democracy icon Lech Walesa said he would not hesitate to “knock off the wing” of Russian jets if he were in charge of the US destroyer Donald Cook. “If I were the commander of this ship, if these [Russian] planes were flying I would shoot them. But not to kill. I would knock off the wing,” the Nobel Peace Prize recipient of 1983 told Radio Free Europe. Read more ‘Aggressive simulated attack’: Pentagon decries Russian jets zooming over USS Donald Cook (VIDEO) The interview, published Saturday,…

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