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IRANIAN SU-25s FIRE ON PREDATOR FLYING OVER THE PERSIAN GULF

Very interesting story for multiple reasons. First off these were SU-25s which lack a radar although they are fairly well suited for intercepting slower flying airplanes and helicopters due to their low-speed handling abilities. Furthermore, the Predator was in international … Read the rest of this entry

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DEADLY SUMMER?: TENSIONS ARE BOILING IN THE PERSIAN GULF

Signs are looming from all sides that things may be reaching a crescendo in the already tense Persian Gulf. New sanctions have just tightened the economic noose around Iran’s economy. Meanwhile six-party “negotiations” relating to Iran’s nuclear enrichment program seem … Read the rest of this entry

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BACK TO THE FUTURE: USN & SOCOM MODIFY THE USS PONCE IN PREPERATION FOR “TANKER WARS II”

In breaking news it would appear that the US Navy, working with Special Operations Command (SOCOM), is rushing to deploy a floating sea base, tailored to support special forces and mine-sweeping operations. This floating outpost will come in the form … Read the rest of this entry

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THE WATER IN THE STRAITS OF HORMUZ IS GETTING CLOSE TO BOILING POINT

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/45981376/ns/world_news-the_new_york_times/#.Tw_DevkfjDl Everything in my editorial about Iran’s very real threat to close the Straits of Hormuz has now been verified directly by the Pentagon. They can do it and it will not be a clean operation getting such a blockade … Read the rest of this entry

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PLAYING CHICKEN WITH THE WORLD’S OIL SUPPLY: WHAT SHUTTING DOWN THE STRAITS OF HORMUZ REALLY MEANS TO THE REGION AND THE WORLD

News out of the Middle East has dominated world events over the last week. Between Iran’s war games and their subsequent threats to shut down the incredibly vital Straits of Hormuz shipping channel in response to looming sanctions over their … Read the rest of this entry

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