Mike Pompeo has warned that any attack by Tehran or its proxies resulting in a single American casualty will generate a counterattack, U.S. officials said. The departure of acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan could further sideline the Pentagon, which has sought to reduce the potential for hostilities.
There is a reason Iran is hitting ships from other countries. It fears retaliation by US forces if it attacked US ships or planes. But make no mistake those attacks on the tankers are by Iran. It is the only country who has threatened to shut down shipping in the area. It is the only country deploying craft used to laying mines in the area. It has launched anti-aircraft missiles at US drones that would see its activity in attacking the tankers. I think the attempt of some in the media to downplay the Iranian role in the attacks on the tanker is because they support Obama's bad deal with Iran and not because they don't believe Iran is responsible.
British spies smuggled an Iranian nuclear scientist to the UK across the English Channel on a dinghy after using the migrant crisis as cover, it has been claimed.
The 47-year-old man is thought to have hidden among other Iranians on an inflatable boat when making the crossing.
The scientist travelled by 3,000 miles by land to the French coast near Calais after he was reportedly smuggled out of his homeland and into neighbouring Turkey by the Israeli secret service Mossad.
The Iranian scientist, who has information about Iran's nuclear programme and reportedly helped plan the 2012 assassination of Tehran's top nuclear expert Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, arrived in Lydd, Kent, with 12 other migrants on New Year's Eve.
It is thought that MI6, which was involved in a joint operation with Mossad and America's CIA, decided on the unusual method of 'extraction' because they did not want Tehran to find out about British involvement because Britain is still a…
Daily Mail: High-level pro-Iran militia commander is assassinated in Iraq by unknown gunmen
High-level Popular Mobilization Forces leader Taleb Abbas Ali al-Saedi was shot dead late on Saturday in Karbala, a city about 62 miles southwest of Baghdad.
Iranian influence in Iraq appears to be in trouble as those of its backers who did not flee already face death threats. The Iranian regime is having a bad week. I suspect that the resistance to Iran has stiffened since Trump took action against the regimes terror master.