Another day, another potential conflict in the Middle East.
The region has been a global hotbed of violence in recent weeks, with the Iranian military carrying out a number of unprovoked attacks aimed at disturbing the flow of oil out to the world at large. In the last month alone, four Saudi tankers, a Japanese tanker, and a section of Saudi pipeline have all been targeted in incidents attributed to Iran by international intelligence communities.
The tumult has prompted a string of threats to flow between Washington DC and Tehran, with the latter even going so far as to claim that their possession of “secret weapons” is enough to quash any military action by the former.
Now, in a powerful provocation of the world’s most powerful military, Iranian military factions have shot down an American drone that was flying over the Strait of Hormuz, in international airspace.
The Commander in Chief is none too pleased about it.
President Donald Trump on Thursday said the public will “find out” about a U.S. response to Iran shooting down an American military drone in the Persian Gulf that the president insisted was in international territory.
Asked at the White House about a U.S. response, Trump said, “Obviously, you know were not going to be talking too much about it,” before adding, “You’re going to find out.”
“Iran made a very bad mistake,” the president continued. “The drone was in international waters clearly. We have it documented.”
Trump would go on to say that there is still a possibility that this was nothing more than a “loose” and “stupid” act. The President has remained vehemently opposed to military action in Iran in the wake of the aforementioned oil-targeted attacks.Don't forget to Like Freedom Outpost on Facebook and Twitter, and follow our friends at RepublicanLegion.com on Instagram.