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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Iran swarm incident 'most serious provocation of this sort that we've seen yet'

WASHINGTON — The United States reported its first confrontation with Iran in the Persian Gulf in an incident followed by the crash of two U.S. fighter jets in the Gulf.

In its first such report, the Defense Department said five Iranian fast attack craft confronted three U.S. Navy vessels. The Pentagon said the 20-minute incident took place early on Jan. 6 in the Straits of Hormuz.

Full story at World Tribune.


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