U.S.-Iran Naval Dispute

A dispute with Iran over an alleged naval incident in the Strait of Hormuz escalated as Iran accused the United States of fabricating a video showing Iranian boats threatening U.S. warships.

The United States says a radio operator on one of the Iranian boats announced to the U.S. ships: “I am coming at you; you will explode.”

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2 Responses to U.S.-Iran Naval Dispute

  1. With memories of the attack on the USS Cole in 2000, which killed 17 sailors, it’s only natural that the officers onboard the U.S. destroyer, cruiser, and frigate took the matter very seriously.

    It was a silly and reckless acto n the part of the Iranians and the U.S. Navy came impetuously close to armed conflict…


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