US ships fire warning shots at Iranian vessels

An escalation in the area of the Straits of Hormuz continues. Iran seems to want to play “chicken” with USS Navy ships. This may seem like a minor incident. However, these shipping lanes are critical for sending oil from Saudi Arabia moves to the entire world.

President Trump will probably have to deal with an Iranian military engagement in his first term. The Iran nuclear deal has not given Iran any incentive to be less aggressive. Things need to change.

Published: January 11, 2017
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