Posts tagged ‘Bab-el-Mandeb’

Shia Houthi take over Yemen.  They hate America, Israel, and Saudi Arabia.  Within months the vital maritime passage through the Suez Canal and the Red Sea could be compromised,  – and Iran is likely to be helping make it happen. Think Obama understands, – or cares?

8 Ball Corner Pocket

December 28th, 2011

The sudden boldness of the Iranian Navy has me curious. They’re conducting a ten-day exercise to practice their key long-term plan – immobilizing or sinking a US super-carrier in the narrow Straits of Hormuz, then recovering the nuclear weapons from the wreck. Brazen and ballsy in it’s simplicity,  it fits right in with their Shi’a […]

Which navy operates this submarine, and where is it going?   And why should you care?