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August 27, 2016 9:19 am

Official: Iran-US Navy Confrontations Up 50 Percent This Year

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An Iranian navy vessel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

An Iranian navy vessel. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Dangerous confrontations between Iranian and American warships in the Persian Gulf are up more than 50 percent in 2016 compared with this time last year, according to a US defense official.

This is despite the highly touted nuclear accord, as well as a recent $1.7 billion U.S. payment to Tehran.

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  • of course. no surprise. the regime in tehran (like the Russians and the Chinese) took the measure of the fool in the White House and understood that there was no price to be paid for opposing or humiliating the US while the fool was in office.

    in fact, in his numerous deceptions to the American public and to the Congress during the negotiations that led to the American capitulation known as the JCPOA, the White House fool seemed to invite iranian intransigence and, even, belligerence.

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