Iran tries to undermine Saudi embargo by diverting ship to Djibouti for ‘inspection’

Interesting times.

(Image via Nader Uskowi, Twitter)
(Image via Nader Uskowi, Twitter)

When we left our story on Monday, the Iran Shahed was in the Gulf of Aden heading for the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, and was expected to arrive at Hodeidah, Yemen on Thursday, 21 May.  A U.S. military spokesman had encouraged Iran to have the ship offload its cargo in Djibouti and let the UN transport it to Yemen.  But the Iranians were having none of that.

By Wednesday morning, however, Iran had decided to allow the ship to be inspected by the UN in Djibouti, before it continued on to Hodeidah.  That is significantly different from what the low-level U.S. military spokesman — the only person who made an official U.S. suggestion — proposed. Continue reading “Iran tries to undermine Saudi embargo by diverting ship to Djibouti for ‘inspection’”

Israel vindicated by UN damage assessment in Gaza

Deliberate and responsible.

 

Hamas terrorists infiltrate Israel through a tunnel from Gaza, 17 July 2014. (IDF video)
Hamas terrorists infiltrate Israel through a tunnel from Gaza, 17 July 2014. (IDF video)

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Come, let us reason with terrorists

Shouting “Crowded theater!” in a fire.

 

Reason, Islamist-style.  Image of "our youngest hostage" reportedly loaded to Twitter by Syrian jihadis, April 2014. (Via UK Daily Mail)
Reason, Islamist-style. Image of “our youngest hostage” reportedly loaded to Twitter by Syrian jihadis, April 2014. (Via UK Daily Mail)

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State Dept. condemns ‘disgraceful shelling’ that wasn’t a shelling and didn’t hit UN school

Intemperance.

 

Appalled.
Appalled.

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It would be pointless for Israel to share Iron Dome with Hamas anyway

Poorly briefed.

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