Skip to comments.Tankers Off Iran Hit by Suspected Torpedoes
Posted on 06/13/2019 9:04:43 AM PDT by God luvs America
DUBAITwo tankers were damaged in attacks off the coast of Iran early Thursday, including one operated by a Japanese company, on a day when Tehran rebuffed attempts by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ease a military standoff with the U.S.
The incidents sent oil prices sharply higher, reigniting fears of trade disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, through which over a third of the worlds seaborne crude oil is shipped. Brent crude, the international benchmark for crude prices, rose 4% on Thursday to $62.37.
The attacks appeared to use relatively sophisticated weapons, according to early assessments, and came within roughly 45 minutes of each other in the Gulf of Oman, where four tankers were attacked last month in an incident the U.S. blamed on Iran, which Tehran denied. The U.S. military has built up its military presence in the Persian Gulf in response to what American officials said were threats from Iran, sending an aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, and its strike group to the region.
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That is true and the winning of said wars was not the objective. Then, what was the objective?My opinion now is that the objective was to kill Americans, enrich the few that made immense profit from the sale of weapons, and demoralize the Nation in order that the New World Government could be installed without effective opposition.
Is that a gif of Bolton laughing when he got out of going to Vietnam?
Gee, who could it be?
Qatar, John Kerry, the Soros Democratic Party, etc.
My money is on Limpet Mines.
1) they are small holes.
2) at or just above the water line.
3) Iranians are very proud of their version of the Seals.
4) multiple holes on at least six ships within the last three months
5) time delayed for when the vessels were out at sea.
probably houthis using small charges directed by Iranians....
Probably Saudis seeking to drive up price of oil ( and get us into war with their enemy Iran)
Of the 911 terrorists/butchers, all but one was Saudi. None was from Iran
My money is on Limpet Mines.
This smells like the Gulf of Tonkin false flag incident
My money is on the Saudis
Wait until a US warship is sunk. Youll have a War alright.
DiFiChiSpy is part of it but it more directly involves Europe and European finance.
Why did Hitler curry the loyalty of the Persians in WWII? Was it because of their identical ideology (tyrannical fascism)? Were they seen as an ally or a useful toy in world domination? What do you do with a toy that doesn’t work anymore?
Who pointed Adolph to the muslims?
And, I don’t think Hitler consulted with Soros about the Muslims (truth be told, it’s rumored that Soros hates Muslims and cant wait to eliminate them).
IF, and that’s a very BIG IF, they were hit by torpedoes, they were smaller than any known torpedo in the world today.
Any US or Russian or Chinese torpedo would have blown through the inner hull, first vaporizing, then igniting the 75,000 tons of naphtha. The fireball would have been visible from 100 miles away. They would have heard it too lol
Another interesting fact, these supposed “torpedoes” have a truly unique capability. They jump out of the water and hit above the water line.
Torpedoes my ass.
Where does such drivel originate?
Sophisticated weapons? Clearly it was Iran then. I mean, you’ve seen their stealth fighters, right?
I do. Lots of us that own mineral interests right here in the USA see increased profits when oil goes up. The downside is that it hurts other industry if it goes too high. And if it goes too low, we see ourselves selling our resources too cheaply, oil is a world market. A happy median is good.
Satan, Lucifer, Beelzebub, The Bringer of Light, son of perdition
I do. Lots of us that own mineral interests right here in the USA see increased profits when oil goes up. The downside is that it hurts other industry if it goes too high. And if it goes too low, we see ourselves selling our resources too cheaply, oil is a world market. A happy median is good.Of course foreign nations have different views..
“Somebody really, really wants Trump to attack Iran”
Quite possibly it’s the regime in Iran that would find a war with the USA to be a useful distraction for their masses who are ready to revolt against the repressive Islamofascist Republic.
“I doubt it is Saudi, they gain by the embargo on Iranian oil. “
A war with Iran would spike oil even more than an embargo.
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