New threats by Iran against US troops in Iraq have prompted a very public surge of US forces to the Persian Gulf region. On Sunday
High-profile accidents involving warships from First-World nations since 2016 suggest the existence of a readiness crisis in Western navies. The ramming and sinking of the
On Friday, the United States announced it was closing its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra, citing a growing number of threats made by
As US containment efforts press ahead at full speed, the Iranian government continues to counter with thinly veiled threats against US interests in the region.
The Israeli government admitted it was responsible for a 2007 airstrike on a nuclear reactor in northeastern Syria capable of producing weapons grade material. The