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2019-07-26 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
British navy to escort UK-flagged ships in Gulf strait
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Posted by trailing wife 2019-07-26 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [415 views ]  Top
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#1 It took them this long to finally decide to escort their tankers?
Posted by Seeking Cure For Ignorance 2019-07-26 03:38||   2019-07-26 03:38|| Front Page Top

#2 And try to stay close this time.
Posted by gorb 2019-07-26 05:21||   2019-07-26 05:21|| Front Page Top

#3 "It is, of course, not possible for the Royal Navy to ... indeed eliminate all risks of piracy."

The spirit of Edward Teach is finally at rest.

Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-26 05:45||   2019-07-26 05:45|| Front Page Top

#4 Are the raiding maritime museums to pull ships into service???
Posted by Yosemite Sam 2019-07-26 11:55||   2019-07-26 11:55|| Front Page Top

#5 Load up an unescorted oil tanker with special forces and military capability and wait for the pirates to attempt a takeover.
Posted by Airandee  2019-07-26 15:51||   2019-07-26 15:51|| Front Page Top

#6 Rig a wasted tanker/makeshift prop with HMX and wait for them to come seize it. Let them tow it. Press the button that says "Crowdpleaser !"

Claim piracy, sabotage, destruction of vessel by IRGC, act of war. Get India to claim it had 4-5 people working on the thing. Demand inspection of wreckage, UN investigation, reel in the ICC...
Posted by Dron66046 2019-07-26 16:20||   2019-07-26 16:20|| Front Page Top

#7 Both comments 5 and 6 are approved. Local US Navy commanders may execute at their discretion. Please advise the CNO and provide X-47B surveillance link 24 hours prior to initiation. Popcorn and adult beverages are authorized and encouraged.
Posted by Besoeker 2019-07-26 16:43||   2019-07-26 16:43|| Front Page Top

#8 #5, 6 are acceptable, B, but I am leaning #6 with Blowup S3x Dolls in uniform so there are "fatalities"
Posted by Frank G 2019-07-26 19:04||   2019-07-26 19:04|| Front Page Top

#9 Britain's new government is moving fast. I expect muscular things from the new Trump-Johnson alliance.
Posted by The peanut gallery 2019-07-26 19:06||   2019-07-26 19:06|| Front Page Top

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