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Title: Here is the intelligence that set off US warnings of Iran threats
Post by: Anonymous Poster on May 16, 2019    04:43:43 AM

Washington: The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat from Iran came from photographs of missiles on small boats in the Persian Gulf that were put on board by Iranian paramilitary forces, three US officials said.

Overhead imagery showed fully assembled missiles, stoking fears that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps would fire them at US naval ships. Additional pieces of intelligence picked up threats against commercial shipping and potential attacks by Iranian proxy forces on US troops in Iraq.
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 https://www.smh.com.au/world/middle-east/here-is-the-intelligence-that-set-off-us-warnings-of-iran-threats-20190516-p51o6u.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_feed