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Now, as opposed to then, they think they can win.
Now that they have been paid they got monies to burn.
originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
Saudi Arabia, right? Is that who shall go unnamed? If that's the case, why in the hell are we selling them weapons?
originally posted by: 727Sky
The ships were actually S.E. of the strait of Hormuz in the Gulf of Oman yet by the map were close to Iran. Of course the news is being ramped up and pointing a big finger at Iran so if it was a false flag mission accomplished..youtu.be...
Also the sanctions have Iran paying a terrible price with their economy which no doubt there are assets in Iran trying to stir up discontent and revolution; call it a Persian Spring that just seems to not get going very well under the iron thumb of the Mullahs...
Iran grapples with soaring inflation (some say up to 50% inflation), negative growth under US sanctions has been some of the headlines since the sanctions were imposed..
As much as I hate to see this, the drums of war are being unpacked .... Pompeo's statement begins at 7:53 youtu.be... which contains a long list of offenses by Iran.
The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video and some still photographs on June 14 that it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, suggesting that Iran sought to remove evidence of its involvement from the scene.
U.S. Central Command spokesman Bill Urban released the black-and-white footage and two still color photographs. The military says the video shows an IRGC Gashti Class patrol boat approaching the Kokuka Courageous “and was observed and recorded removing (an) unexploded limpet mine from the M/T Kokuka Courageous.”