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U.S strongly warns Iran on Oil Routs.

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posted on Dec, 29 2011 @ 02:28 AM
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This may be what sparks the war with Iran, anything can spark it.
here we go, any day now.




TEHRAN, Iran — The U.S. strongly warned Iran on Wednesday against closing a vital Persian Gulf waterway that carries one-sixth of the world's oil supply, after Iran threatened to choke off traffic through the Strait of Hormuz if Washington imposes sanctions targeting the country's crude exports.
The increasingly heated exchange raises new tensions in a standoff that has the potential to spark military reprisals and spike oil prices to levels that could batter an already fragile global economy.
Iran's navy chief said Wednesday that it would be "very easy" for his country's forces to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the passage at the mouth of the Persian Gulf through which about 15 million barrels of oil pass daily. It was the second such warning by Iran in two days, reflecting Tehran's concern that the West is about to impose new sanctions that could hit the country's biggest source of revenue, oil.


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posted on Dec, 29 2011 @ 07:42 PM
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Yesterday some mucky-muck was saying how it would not be advisable to start the war now as Iran's nuclear capability is nowhere near weapons grade stuff. Somebody is trying to play with the markets, maybe?



posted on Dec, 29 2011 @ 07:45 PM
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It's like two kids in a school yard now.

Iran: - "Maybe I'll practice closing the Strait.. how do you like those apples?"

US: - "You do and I'll practice opening the Strait.."

Each daring the other to throw the 1st punch..



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