Targeting Tehran

Andy Oppenheimer | 06/14/2019

This PowerPoint slide from the U.S. Central Command shows the damage from a mine explosion to the oil tanker Kokuka Courageous in the Gulf of Oman on June 13. Also shown is a suspected limpet mine still on the hull of the ship. Another tanker was damaged in the incident. The attacks  followed those on four tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in May. The U.S. has blamed the attacks on Iran. Iran and the United States have a complex history. Allies during the reign of...

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