The Free Beacon with the latest: A top Iranian military official has threatened to block the United States’ free passage through a crucial international shipping lane in the Persian Gulf, according to recent comments in which the commander insisted, “We have no other enemy in the region except for America.” Hossein Salami, deputy commander of […]
Well, there you have it… statues to memorialize humiliated American sailors.
Brookings Institute, a center-left think tank in Washington, D.C., is scrapping their annual energy conference held in Doha, Qatar. The non-profit organization received $4 million in funding by Qatari donors in 2015, but this move could signal that the oil-rich countries are scaling back spending in light of low oil prices. Photo by BrookingsInst
Sounds like the Gulf state is struggling to be happy and to inject new, fresh ideas into the government. Photo by Tartanna
The Iranian live fire test sent missiles within 1,500 yards of a U.S. aircraft carrier and a destroyer.
The Free Beacon explained: The United States has pulled the USS Theodore Roosevelt, an aircraft carrier that has been central in the fight against the Islamic State, from the Persian Gulf, military officials said Thursday. NBC News reported that the U.S. Navy now, for the first time since 2007, has no aircraft carrier in the sea. The aircraft carrier […]
Fox News reported: The U.S. Navy will not have an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf this fall for the first time in years, President Obama’s nominee to be the Navy’s top officer told Capitol Hill lawmakers Thursday. The gap in the Gulf — expected to last two months — would come at a time […]
Just positioning more U.S. military assets in the Persian Gulf and in that region is not enough, especially when the Obama administration may cave and concede a lot to Iran to develop a nuclear weapons program.
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3/22/2016 - Iran to Build Statues to Remember Capturing U.S. Sailors
2/11/2016 - Qatari-Funded DC Think Tank has to Scrap Annual Energy Conference in Qatar
2/10/2016 - United Arab Emirates Appoints Woman to be Minister of Happiness
12/31/2015 - Iran Fires Rockets Near U.S. Navy Warships
10/12/2015 - Conceding Defeat? U.S. Pulls Aircraft Carrier from Anti-ISIS Support in Middle East
7/31/2015 - U.S. Navy will Remove an Aircraft Carrier in the Persian Gulf for 2 Months
3/23/2015 - Not Comforting: U.S. Boosts Military Presence in Persian Gulf as Iran Nukes Deal Edges Closer