I believe its arms embargo international agreements under the UN and probably a US law on sanctions against Iran. As much as we all despise the UN, it does provide some cover for US actions against bad actor nations on the high seas.
Sounds like the US Navy are now pirates. I mean when I was in, we used to fly the skull and crossed bones flag sometimes... so...
No, enforcement of sanctions is legal.
posted on 05/10/2021 8:48:57 AM PDT
(...against all enemies, foreign and domestic...)
Hell, VFA103 paints it on their tails.
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