"What I was trying to say,and correctly so,was this:That on many occasions you did refer to the "Straits of Hormuz" as a route that Iran may use in adverse situations.And my thoughts went to you.And this woman who repeated your very ideas,so to speak." - S One look at the map and you can see where the tankers must pass. During the "Tanker War" Iran used small craft in littoral operations to attack tankers carrying Iraqi oil. Iran has a strong naval doctrine of littoral operations with an emphasis upon - if necessary - closing the Straits of Hormuz. Will they? I don't know, but I know what they can do, and what they have done. "Please lighten up Mark.I honestly did not mean to offend you." - S You might have offended her, but not me. I try to add some humor from time to time. Right now that's hard because I am watching a bunch of guys of proven incompetence repeating their past behavior on an even more alarming scale.
Australian, Thai journalists acquitted of defaming Thai navy (AP)
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