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Old 13th Jun 2019, 10:19
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ATNotts
 
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Originally Posted by k3k3 View Post
One of them has sunk.
If the Iranian government has anything to do with these incidents they really want their collectives heads looking at. The US regime is hell bent on attacking Iran with the objective of regime change in Iran (not that that is likely to improve the long term situation any) and attacking commercial shipping will give the US the excuse they're waiting for.

It beggars belief that the US, with it's current military presence in the Gulf, aren't monitoring the attackers, and in all probability, could apprehend them before the attacks take place, but perhaps that doesn't fit with their political objectives.

From the Iranian mindset one could surmise that they already have the where-with-all to attack and do serious damage to Israel, but can't move on that until they have been attacked by the USA. Could all get very messy, and really screw up the Western economy as so much oil moves through that area.
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