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2018-08-27 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
Iran Says It Has Full Control Of Gulf, U.S. Navy Does Not Belong There
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Posted by Alaska Paul 2018-08-27 14:50|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [403 views ]  Top
 File under: Govt of Iran 

#1 How much do you wanna bet as soon as a couple aircraft carrier groups move into the region Iran declares victory and runs home?
Posted by DarthVader 2018-08-27 15:00||   2018-08-27 15:00|| Front Page Top

#2 We should start calling it the Arabian Gulf when we respond publicly to this.
Posted by lord garth 2018-08-27 15:28||   2018-08-27 15:28|| Front Page Top

#3 Personally, I kind of like the Gulf of Rumsfeld as a name.
Posted by SteveS 2018-08-27 16:21||   2018-08-27 16:21|| Front Page Top

#4 I didn't think it was possible to block the Strait with a few hundred speedboats.
Posted by Raj 2018-08-27 17:18||   2018-08-27 17:18|| Front Page Top

#5 #4 I didn't think it was possible to block the Strait with a few hundred speedboats.
Posted by: Raj 2018-08-27 17:18


...Well, theoretically, yes. On the other hand, FAEs and CBUs would serve as a big, strategic Drano....

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2018-08-27 17:50||   2018-08-27 17:50|| Front Page Top

#6 The Iranians could seize a Western civilian vessel attempting to pass the Strait of Hormuz.

If there was a timid response such a move would greatly deter civilian commercial navgation in the area, obviating the need for an outright blockade.

Iran is a somewhat rational exploratory aggressor.
Posted by Elmerert Hupens2660 2018-08-27 18:57||   2018-08-27 18:57|| Front Page Top

#7 *shrug*

Our oil doesn't need to get into the gulf; theirs needs to get out. Put a cork in the Straits of Hormuz, no Iranian oil gets out. See how long until they start whining.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2018-08-27 20:21||   2018-08-27 20:21|| Front Page Top

#8 Iran may come to illustrate the old adage that "...any ship can serve as a minesweeper ..." ... ONCE.
Posted by Lone Ranger 2018-08-27 20:32||   2018-08-27 20:32|| Front Page Top

#9 Sink a couple of tankers incoming to fuel up.
Block the deep water channels. All done.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-08-27 22:57||   2018-08-27 22:57|| Front Page Top

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