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An explosion on an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf last week has been determined to have been an act of terror, the United Arab Emirates said today, an ominous development that signals that al Qaeda may be threatening the oil industry's most heavily traveled shipping lane.
An investigation by the UAE Coast Guard determined that the Japanese vessel M. Star was likely hit by a small boat laden with homemade explosives. The blast injured one crewman and left a dent in the ship's starboard side.
An investigation by the UAE Coast Guard determined that the Japanese vessel M. Star was likely h
Originally posted by ~Lucidity
Unless...they trace al Qaeda to Iran...
If you were setting off to sea in a small dinghy laden with explosives, to try and blow up an oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz, you would probably set sail from Iran........