Posts tagged ‘Iranian navy’

What could these suicidal Shiite Twelvers hope to gain going up against a modern American destroyer –  with speedboats? How about a sunken destroyer,  captured signal equipment and computers,  salvaged missiles,  – and 380 prisoners [hostages] including many women?  Could it happen?  EASY!

It could be the scenario of the 1959 movie – made before Obama was even born… The Iranian Navy is sailing their only [barely] seaworthy ships to America’s East Coast – a direct in-your-face challenge to King Obama.   For the hapless sailors aboard – in the North Atlantic in February – this is a high-risk […]

Breathtaking Parallels

September 4th, 2012

I remember when Iranian “students” took American hostages and held them for 444 days.  They took them and thumbed their noses at a US President.  He did little to rescue them.  He did little to uphold the honor of America.  He did little because he was weak.  He was loath to offend and cause trouble […]

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 […]

Iran’s Two-Bucket Flotilla

February 17th, 2011

As the sun was setting here yesterday the news was all abuzz with news of an impending crisis:  Iran would sail two warships through the Suez Canal to Syria or maybe even to Hezbollah-controlled southern Lebanon.  Israel was incensed!  Surely there would be shooting. My first reaction was this is Ahmadinejad trying to deflect the […]