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United Arab Emirates oil tanker vanishes after drifting into Iranian waters
timesofisrael.com ^ | 07/16/19 | JON GAMBRELL

Posted on 07/16/2019 10:48:16 AM PDT by ransomnote

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1 posted on 07/16/2019 10:48:16 AM PDT by ransomnote
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I’m sure it will show up in the Bermuda Triangle. It’s probably already there. :)


2 posted on 07/16/2019 10:49:33 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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Vanishes? Hope not, because the only way that could happen is if it sank.


3 posted on 07/16/2019 10:51:05 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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Where was David Copperfield at the time?


4 posted on 07/16/2019 10:52:57 AM PDT by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: ransomnote

“Nothing to see here” would seem fit for this one. :)


5 posted on 07/16/2019 10:53:51 AM PDT by NEMDF
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Ah. Good point.


6 posted on 07/16/2019 10:54:55 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire. Or both.)
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To: ransomnote

I hope the Arabs don’t expect the US to fight a war with Iran mainly as the mercenaries of these rich Arabs. We’ve done enough of that already. Let them train their own troops to fight their own battles.


7 posted on 07/16/2019 10:59:03 AM PDT by lee martell
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This sounds like a job for the US Navy! Oh, wait. Strike that. The ship was registered in Panama, and flew the Panamanian flag. That was their choice.

So this sounds like a job for the Panamanian Navy.


8 posted on 07/16/2019 11:00:23 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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To: cuban leaf
I’m sure it will show up in the Bermuda Triangle. It’s probably already there. :)

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9 posted on 07/16/2019 11:01:50 AM PDT by z3n
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To Leaning Right:

AMEN! If the ship owner wants the US Navy to protect their ship, they should be flying the US Flag, not some flag of convenience.

10 posted on 07/16/2019 11:04:19 AM PDT by EngineDad ( Acta Non Verba)
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[[United Arab Emirates oil tanker vanishes after drifting into Iranian waters]]

OK- anyone know the whereabouts of David Copperfield?


11 posted on 07/16/2019 11:20:45 AM PDT by Bob434
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MAGA concern should be that there are actors in the Middle East that are working overtime to suck the USA into another costly war. Let those actors fight their own battles, send their kids to the figurative front to die, and they can pay for it too. Oh, and they want another horde of Islamic migrants coming to Europe and USA.


12 posted on 07/16/2019 11:21:11 AM PDT by apoliticalone (Without freedom of speech we have no democracy and will lose all our freedoms.)
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Yep, the poor destitute UAE should get protection by Us citizens taxpayers, our sons and daughters. And all they have to do is fly a flag made in China.
We need to stop getting side tracked by “crises”, secure the border.. get Prez Trump 4 more years.
Maybe the UAE can get off there backsides and defend their own interests, for a change.


13 posted on 07/16/2019 11:32:51 AM PDT by momincombatboots (Do you know anyone who isn’t a socialist after 65? Freedom exchanged cash, a medicare card control.)
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To: lee martell

“Let them train their own troops to fight their own battles.”

Exactly!


14 posted on 07/16/2019 11:34:59 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists call 'em what you will they all have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: EngineDad; Leaning Right
You've got a bunch of ships over there that are registered in Country A, owned by companies in Country B, and transporting cargo between Countries C and D.

Country A is not the United States of America.
Country B is not the United States of America.
Country C is not the United States of America.
Country D is not the United States of America.

And yet our government is filled with a bunch of traitorous globalists who think it's the obligation of the U.S. Navy to protect these ships.

It's kind of pathetic to find a lot of Freepers who say the same thing.

Sorry for the AOC/Omar/Tlaib/Pressley-like language, but "F#&% that."

15 posted on 07/16/2019 11:45:34 AM PDT by Alberta's Child ("Knowledge makes a man unfit to be a slave." -- Frederick Douglass)
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I can’t see how oil would dump (at worst) over $2 today on this news. Is this a real headline...?


16 posted on 07/16/2019 12:40:09 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (Apoplectic is where we want them)
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I can’t see how oil would dump (at worst) over $2 today on this news. Is this a real headline...?

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There’s wide coverage of the invent in search results:

https://www.bing.com/search?q=United+Arab+Emirates+oil+tanker+vanishes+after+drifting+into+Iranian+waters&form=OPRTSD&pc=OPER


17 posted on 07/16/2019 12:53:18 PM PDT by ransomnote (IN GOD WE TRUST)
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It’s only 21 miles wide and has a ton of traffic. Someone/s knows what happened. A small boat pulling along side, cutting the radio, killing the crew and sailing all that oil back to wherever and no one is the wiser.


18 posted on 07/16/2019 12:56:32 PM PDT by bgill
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To: ransomnote

Push the Self destruct button ,you’ll find it


19 posted on 07/16/2019 1:14:19 PM PDT by butlerweave
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“Splash the Diaper-Heads, I repeat, splash the Diaper-Heads!”


20 posted on 07/16/2019 2:33:23 PM PDT by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy Mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a great life!)
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