13 December 2011

Iran - Up Another Notch

17 Kislev 5772

Just letting you know, if you don't already...

MP: Iran to Stage Military Drill to Close Straits of Hormuz

TEHRAN (FNA)- A member of the Iranian parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said the military was set to practice its ability to close the Persian Gulf to shipping at the narrow Strait of Hormuz, the most important oil transit channel in the world.

"Soon we will hold a military maneuver on how to close the Strait of Hormuz. If the world wants to make the region insecure, we will make the world insecure," Parviz Sorouri said.

Reports Claim US Troops Deploying on Jordan-Syria Border

According to reports by James Corbett of the CorbettReport as well as an exclusive report on Boiling Frogs Post, U.S.-NATO troops have begun massing on the border between Jordan and Syria.

Now, seconded by Debka...

US units exiting Iraq deployed in Jordan to forestall Syrian attack