posted on Apr, 9 2012 @ 11:39 PM
Originally posted by CALGARIAN
Big US-Arab Gulf air force exercise draws Iranian warning to stop at once.
At least 200 American and Arab Gulf fighter-bombers thundered overhead Sunday, April 8 at the outset of the biggest air force exercise ever
conducted in the Gulf region. They are simulating war with Iran and an operation for reopening the strategic Straits of Hormuz if it is closed by
That's a major show of force. Iran must have those American ACC's within the fleets under 24 hour watch for any activity + know the capability of
those state-of-the-art jets. I understand the leverage this gives the US/UN but it's aggravating surrounding nation. Who knows how many other
countries subs are in the Persian Gulf now.
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I don't about the authenticity of DEBKAfiles
, but it's the root story was pulled and reported on, by
Here is a quote "They are simulating war with Iran and an operation for reopening the strategic Straits of Hormuz if it is closed by Tehran.
DEBKAfile's military sources report that 100 of the warplanes took off from the USS Enterprise and USS Abraham Lincoln which are cruising with their
strike groups opposite Iranian shores. The Saudi, UAE, Kuwaiti and Bahraini air forces contributed the other 100.
In an unprecedented show of military solidarity with the US, Bahrain, which hosts the US Fifth Fleet High Command, was also chosen by Gulf Cooperation
Council – GCC - members for their unified exercise headquarters to be located at the Shaikh Isa Air Base.
Tehran was being told that neither the Obama administration nor the Gulf Arab governments were deterred by its threats of retaliation against emirates
placing bases at the disposal of foreign forces for an attack on Iran."
This just grabs you by the collar and screams " vote for Ron Paul!"
edit on 10-4-2012 by Violater1 because: (no reason given)