A change of attitude in Iran when it comes to US Naval operations

Thomas Lifson:
Iran has completely stopped harassing US ships now that strong Trump replaced weakling Obama
Trump commented on this issue on the campaign trail, saying, "With Iran, when they circle our beautiful destroyers with their little boats, and they make gestures at our people, that they shouldn't be allowed to make, they will be shot out of the water."

The first incident of the Trump administration occurred in July 2017. A U.S. Navy warship fired a warning shot at an Iranian gunboat that came within 150 yards of the American vessel.

The Navy publicly acknowledged the changes in Iran's behavior in March.

"It seems like they've absolutely made a conscious decision to give us more space," Navy Cmdr. William Urban, spokesman for U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, told reporters. "That is definitely a change in their behavior."...
Typically the Obama administration overthought the problem and by trying to avoid a confrontation actually encouraged them.  The messing with US ships decreased dramatically when Trump was elected and have stopped altogether in 2018.


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