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Mon May 6, 2019, 06:07 AM

US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran

The US is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East in response to a “number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from Iran, the national security advisor John Bolton has said.

It was unclear on Sunday night what Iranian actions Bolton was referring to. There have been no recent incidents in the Persian Gulf where US and Iranian navies are routinely in close proximity and the Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group was already bound for the Gulf a month before Bolton made his announcement.

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Bolton gave no details of the alleged “troubling and escalatory indications and warnings” from Iran. Mark Dubowitz, the head of the Foundation for the Defence of Democracies who has long supported a tough approach to Iran, argued that Hamas rocket attacks against Israel could have been orchestrated by Iran as part of a campaign against the US and its regional allies.

“Actually, ‘intimidating’ the regime in Iran by promising overwhelming force in response to intel that they may be considering striking US assets or allies is called deterrence and could help dissuade them,” Dubowitz wrote on
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/may/06/us-deploys-aircraft-carrier-and-bombers-after-troubling-indications-from-iran

Here comes the war. Now expect martial law and no 2020 elections.

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Reply US deploys aircraft carrier and bombers after 'troubling indications' from Iran (Original post)
infullview May 2019 OP
no_hypocrisy May 2019 #1
Kurt V. May 2019 #2
Iliyah May 2019 #4
GoCubsGo May 2019 #3
watoos May 2019 #5
TEB May 2019 #6
Kaleva May 2019 #7
secondwind May 2019 #8
uponit7771 May 2019 #9
infullview May 2019 #10
uponit7771 May 2019 #12
NewJeffCT May 2019 #11


Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 06:19 AM

2. do we have a sec of defense yet

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Response to Kurt V. (Reply #2)

Mon May 6, 2019, 06:26 AM

4. John Bolton is all t-rump needs.

Bolton is one of the main characters "Bomb bomb Iran".

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 06:26 AM

3. Wagging the dog.

Lots going on this week from which the unwashed masses need a distradtion.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 06:31 AM

5. Iran didn't do shit,

 

Trump got his countries mixed up, (too much Adderall) it was N. Korea.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 06:48 AM

6. For F..ck sakes a moron crusade

Let’s just toss our cream of the nation into another quagmire. Bolton chickened out from Vietnam national guard and we know about bonespurs.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 08:20 AM

7. Why do people here trust John Bolton to tell the truth?

The Lincoln Strike Group was already scheduled to be in the region.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 09:11 AM

8. Most likely, Putin told Drumpf to do this. Something is up.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Mon May 6, 2019, 10:24 AM

9. We will attack Iran around the 14-15-16th of next week cause no coincidence or anything

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Response to uponit7771 (Reply #9)

Wed May 8, 2019, 09:06 AM

10. what is you prediction based on?

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Response to infullview (Reply #10)

Wed May 8, 2019, 09:07 AM

12. A racist, child abusing traitor of a president who consummately breaks all kinds of laws ...

... without much tangible recourse.

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Response to infullview (Original post)

Wed May 8, 2019, 09:07 AM

11. The troubling implications

are the potential Mueller testimony next week

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