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June 21, 2004

Iran Captures Three British Boats

Iran wants to play the tough-guy. With the second-most powerful navy in the region, at least.

What might account for this hostile action?

Mort Kondracke reported on the Beltway Boys on Saturday (can't find a link) that the US had agreed to sell Israel KC-135 Stratotankers. These massive aerial-refueling planes will allow heavily-armed Israeli F-15's to fly as far as, oh, who knows, let's say Teheran, and carry out strategic bombing missions against, oh, who can say what they'd be used against, let's say nuclear reactors and uranium-enrichment factories.


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