lunes, 20 de abril de 2015

The U.S. Navy has been beefing up its presence in the Gulf of Aden and the southern Arabian Sea amid reports that a convoy of Iranian ships may be headed toward Yemen to arm the Houthis.

Breaking: Pentagon Makes Stunning Move Against Iran That Could Destroy Obama’s Plan

by Norvell Rose

A number of media outlets, including Fox News, are reporting that tensions in the Middle East have abruptly escalated with word that the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has just been dispatched to the waters off Yemen. According to a developing story on the Fox News website, the warship nicknamed The Big Stick “will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen.”

Even as the Obama administration continues to push for a negotiated agreement with Iran that would supposedly restrict the country’s development of nuclear weapons, a potential confrontation with Iran could be on the horizon. The Iranian regime has reportedly arranged for weapons to be shipped to rebels fighting to gain control of Yemen — Houthi rebels whose hostile actions are strongly opposed by the United States. The U.S. has been supporting a Saudi-led bombing campaign that’s targeted the Houthi rebels since late last month.


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