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Iran vs….. ummm, well…. Somebody!

| September 20, 2019 | 17 Comments
Iran vs….. ummm, well…. Somebody!

First off, the Pentagon has now said it will defer to Saudi Aranbia’s position and let them take the lead, by their announcing who is responsible for the recent, very destructive attack on the oil depot. https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/09/19/pentagon-wont-blame-iran-for-saudi-attack-until-saudi-assessment-concludes/ From the article:  In a Pentagon meeting with reporters, Jonathan Rath Hoffman, assistant to the secretary of defense […]

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Lest We Forget….

| September 11, 2019 | 98 Comments
Lest We Forget….

In 2011, the Atlantic published a group of photos from the events of Sept. 11, 2001.  They need no explanation. https://www.theatlantic.com/photo/2011/09/911-the-day-of-the-attacks/100143/ National Geographic’s photo story was published in 2018.  https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2016/09/september-11-pictures-remembrance/ From Scientific American, the real reason the upper floors of the Twin Towers pancaked straight downward on top of those floors below. The lack of understanding […]

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More News on the Iranian Rocket ‘Splosion

| September 2, 2019 | 44 Comments
More News on the Iranian Rocket ‘Splosion

This image taken from President Donald Trump’s Twitter account shows an undated photo of the aftermath of an explosion at Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center. The explosion Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, left the smoldering remains of a rocket on a launch pad at the center, which was to conduct a satellite launch. (Via AP) This […]

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Iran Fails – Again

| August 29, 2019 | 20 Comments
Iran Fails – Again

  Looks like Iran’s rocketry needs some adjusting to make it work. Something blew up on the launch pad, per the attached photo. Like someone observed a while back, when prepping to jump to hyperlight speed, “Launching a rocket ain’t like setting off fire crackers. One small mistake, and BOOM! You’re dead!” You can see […]

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Iranian Tanker Alleged to be Heading to Turkey

| August 27, 2019 | 6 Comments
Iranian Tanker Alleged to be Heading to Turkey

The Royal Navy’s Type 45 Daring-class air-defence destroyer Defender practices underway security with the Cunard Liner Queen Mary 2 in the Gulf of Oman on April 17, 2016. (Photo courtesy of Royal Navy) The British Royal Navy is sending a third Daring class air-defense destroyer to the Persian Gulf to act as an escort to […]

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Iran vs. The World Part III(a) Sequence Code ZipZipZipZed

| July 29, 2019 | 6 Comments
Iran vs. The World Part III(a) Sequence Code ZipZipZipZed

HMS Duncan in the Strait of Hormuz, a key shipping route in the Gulf  (Ministry of Defense photo) In the continuing story of Iran vs. The World, a second British Navy warship has arrived in the Persian Gulf to accompany British shipping through the Strait of Hormuz. And of course, Iran protests this as a […]

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US military aims to ensure safe passage of American commercial ships in Persian Gulf

| July 25, 2019 | 51 Comments
US military aims to ensure safe passage of American commercial ships in Persian Gulf

President Donald Trump looks to Secretary of Defense Mark Esper during a ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) In a move reminiscent of Operation Earnest Will, where US forces protected Kuwaiti-owned tankers from Iranian attacks in 1987 and 1988, our military will provide protection […]

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Update: Iran and the Strait of Hormuz

| July 22, 2019 | 24 Comments
Update: Iran and the Strait of Hormuz

There may be a solution underway to get Iran’s grip on the Persian Gulf eliminated. The UK is proposing a UK-led mission that is meant to stop the harassment and seizure of non-Iranian vessels in the Strait of Hormuz. Per the article:  Briefing Parliament on the budding crisis, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt accused Iran of […]

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