12/27/2011

Shot Across The Bow, Iranians Warn West, Conduct War Games In Gulf

Posted by Brian


Iranian Lawmaker: 'These War Games Are a Warning to the Western Countries'



(CNSNews.com) – Iranian state and semi-official media lined up behind the regime this week in a show of nationalistic pride as Iran’s navy began 10 days of war games designed to showcase its “regional dominance” and display its ability to shut off the crucial Strait of Hormuz if threatened.
Naval spokesmen were quoted as saying the “Velayat 90” maneuvers, the biggest ever of their kind, were being held across a vast area from the Gulf of Oman to the Gulf of Aden – waters stretching between Somalia in the west, the Indian subcontinent in the east, and Oman and Yemen to the north.


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