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As unconfirmed reports of an imminent Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear facilities pick up steam in the Middle Eastern media, a US-based strategic intelligence company has released a chart showing US naval carriers massing near Iranian waters.
The chart, published by Stratfor and obtained by the Zero Hedge financial blog, shows that over the last few weeks a naval carrier -- the USS Harry S Truman -- has been positioned in the north Indian Ocean, not far from the Strait of Hormuz, which leads into the Persian Gulf. The carrier joins the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, which was already located in
Originally posted by twitchy
There was something here on ATS a while back about the plans for a false flag operation comming soon in the form of an attack on a US carrier,
The Truman and its associated carrier strike group (CSG) will relieve the Eisenhower CSG in the Arabian Sea, beginning a routine deployment in the 5th Fleet AOR in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Maritime Security Operations (MSO).
Eisenhower CSG (CSG 8 ) is nearing completion of their deployment to the 5th Fleet AOR after five months of support to OEF and MSO. The strike group is comprised of Eisenhower, guided-missile destroyers USS Carney (DDG 64), USS Hue City (DDG 66), USS McFaul (DDG 74) and USS Farragut (DDG 99); and embarked CDS 26 and CVW 7.
Originally posted by 13th Zodiac
Well it looks like where are at two minutes too midnight . Looks like Israel's excuse is about to sail out of Lebonon's port any minute ( Iranian flotilla ). Just read a article that I was about to put up as a thread .Lot of talk came out of the G20 too .
Originally posted by Mdv2
Nothing to see here. I doubt the US would launch an attack on Iran with a mere two strike groups.