US Allies Launch Largest Ever Middle East Naval Exercise. Is ISRAEL Preparing to Strike IRAN?
SUBSCRIBE for latest videos: www.youtube.com US Allies Launch Largest Ever Middle East Naval Exercise. Is ISRAEL Preparing to Strike IRAN? The United States and its allies began their largest ever naval exercise in the Middle East on Sunday, designed to demonstrate their ability to counter a potential Iranian naval blockade of the vital Straight of Hormuz. An armada of military hardware from 25 nations, including battleships, aircraft carriers, submarines and minesweepers has descended on the Persian Gulf as Western policy makers desperately try to convince Israel that diplomacy and sanctions designed to halt Iran's nuclear program need more time to work. The massive show of force has once again brought the threat of war to the region, raising the prospect Israel will launch a pre-emptive strike against Iran, which has already promised retaliation for any attacks against its nuclear facilities. On Sunday, the Associated Press quoted Iran's top revolutionary Guard commander Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari as waring that: "His country's missiles will ensure 'nothing will remain' of Israel if it takes military action against Tehran over its controversial nuclear program." Predicting a joint US/Israeli attack, Jafari added that he was also prepared to strike American bases in the region. And while American officials have downplayed the naval exercise as being "focus[ed] on a hypothetical threat from an extremist organization to mine the international strategic waterways of the <b>...</b>
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