Navy Fires At Iranian Vessels Near Strait of Hormuz


During Barack Obama’s presidency, the Persian nation of Iran has grown increasingly bold in their interaction with the United States.

Iranian ships have been harassing U.S. vessels in increasing numbers as of late.

This is due, in part, to Obama’s unrelenting capitulation of the Iranian government, including an ill-fated nuclear “deal” that has been heralded as a catastrophic failure of diplomacy.  Now, that deal has led to Iran consistently pushing the boundaries of acceptable behavior, including a terrifying incident this week.

“A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at four Iranian fast-attack vessels after they closed in at a high rate of speed near the Strait of Hormuz, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday.

“The incident, which occurred Sunday and was first reported by Reuters, comes as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office on Jan. 20. In September, Trump vowed that any Iranian…

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