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Positioning for war? - with Iran

Reuters reports:

"Twenty five nations took part in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Monday in waters not far from Iran aimed at training forces to block the transport of weapons of mass destruction and related equipment.

The exercise comes as tensions rise between Iran and the West over its nuclear program, which critics say has as its goal the production of a nuclear bomb. Iran says it is designed to meet energy needs."

All the hallmarks in escalating tensions in the region are falling into place. Has no one heard that gunboat diplomacy doesn't work!

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