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2019-05-13 Arabia
Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-05-13 01:49|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [336081 views ]  Top

#1 ...There was some back-and-forth yesterday about whether or not this actually happened, and I guess this settles it.

Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2019-05-13 05:04||   2019-05-13 05:04|| Front Page Top

#2 The Beeb this AM said 2 ships had their hulls holed by "an unknown device". Limpet mines?
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-13 09:42||   2019-05-13 09:42|| Front Page Top

#3 All good fun til someone's tanker gets holed. Bet a lot of people who laughed about the USS Cole are not laughing now...
Posted by M. Murcek 2019-05-13 12:08||   2019-05-13 12:08|| Front Page Top

#4 Retaliation to come?
US On The Hunt For Iranian "Ghost Tankers" | Zero Hedge
At the time, most tanker tracking data came precisely from transponders and port authorities, which made most Iranian tanker movement reports unreliable. This, in turn, contributed to the October-December oil price drop when it emerged that Iran was shipping more crude abroad than previously believed.
Posted by Chereting Pelosi1889 2019-05-13 13:16||   2019-05-13 13:16|| Front Page Top

#5 Gulf of Tonkin all over again.
Posted by Herb McCoy 2019-05-13 14:06||   2019-05-13 14:06|| Front Page Top

#6 I was just waiting for you to go there. *snort*
Posted by Frank G 2019-05-13 14:16||   2019-05-13 14:16|| Front Page Top

#7 Now, Frank, one must admit there are some striking similarities... large bodies of salty water, big floaty boat-shaped objects. Except for the time, place, and one or two proper names, it's an almost identical situation.

Personally, I'd chalk it up to good ol' Sunni vs Shia pranks.
Posted by SteveS 2019-05-13 14:46||   2019-05-13 14:46|| Front Page Top

#8 Are frogmen Islamic?
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-05-13 16:49||   2019-05-13 16:49|| Front Page Top

#9 Are frogmen Islamic?

Hamas has a unit that occasionally manages to swim from the Gazan beach around Israeli precautions to land on an Israeli beach, and nearly as occasionally Israeli inspectors stop the conveyance of truckloads of scuba equipment through the border crossing, peanut gallery. So clearly frogmen are not un-Islamic, at least for the elect of Allah’s favoured. Beyond that Allah changes his rules at whim, so who can say
Posted by trailing wife 2019-05-13 18:08||   2019-05-13 18:08|| Front Page Top

#10 Arab Frogmen legs taste like chicken but are hell to clean
Posted by Frank G 2019-05-13 21:23||   2019-05-13 21:23|| Front Page Top

#11 Thanks TW. lol Frank.
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-05-13 21:31||   2019-05-13 21:31|| Front Page Top

#12 But........are the frogmen’s legs halal?
Posted by Alaska Paul 2019-05-13 23:10||   2019-05-13 23:10|| Front Page Top

#13 Gulf of Tonkin all over again.

"Remember the Maine"
Posted by Skidmark 2019-05-13 23:26||   2019-05-13 23:26|| Front Page Top

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22:14 Sock Puppet of Doom
22:03 KBK
21:59 rjschwarz
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21:31 The peanut gallery
21:23 Frank G
21:13 Frank G
20:32 jpal
20:05 SteveS
18:57 Besoeker
18:16 Rob Crawford
18:08 trailing wife
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16:49 The peanut gallery

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