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Iran Changes Story: ‘Fuel-Smuggling’ Tanker Was Seized After All


Iran has changed it’s story, twice.   First, “a” tanker was missing. No distress call. No tugboats in the area.   Then, Iran rescued a floundering ship, Iran “Finds”, “Saves” Lost Oil Tanker. Iran responded to a distress call and used their tugboats to rescue the vessel.  This was an Iranian official press release. Now… Continue reading Iran Changes Story: ‘Fuel-Smuggling’ Tanker Was Seized After All

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Iran “Finds”, “Saves” Lost Oil Tanker


In what is still one of the strangest, probably orchestrated event, Iran’s official news outlet, PressTV, is claiming Iran responded to a distress call and came to the aid of the missing oil tanker, Riah, in the Persian Gulf. This, despite the fact that nobody else heard the distress call, in an area replete with… Continue reading Iran “Finds”, “Saves” Lost Oil Tanker

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Iran Escalation (39)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. The missing “UAE” tanker is not manned with UAE personnel, not owned by the UAE, turned off its transponder, and did not send a distress call.  Its behavior, its route, was very strange and now many are saying they believe the tanker is in Iranian waters.  We are about… Continue reading Iran Escalation (39)

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Iran Escalation (38)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Despite the immense barrage of media coverage, no significant developments. UK SECSTATE Hunt offers to release tanker if Iran agrees not to deliver the POL to Syria, no response reported as yet, Hunt pleads with Tehran to be sane. Speculation on how long it might take Tehran… Continue reading Iran Escalation (38)

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Event Video and Transcripts: The Effect of US Sanctions on Iran’s Economy: Lessons from the Past and Predictions for Future


The Effect of US Sanctions on Iran’s Economy: Lessons from the Past and Predictions for Future Watch here Read the complete transcript here Dr. Saeed Ghasseminejad is a senior Iran and financial economics advisor at FDD specializing in Iran’s economy and financial markets, sanctions and illicit finance. Born and raised in Iran, Saeed earned his Ph.D.… Continue reading Event Video and Transcripts: The Effect of US Sanctions on Iran’s Economy: Lessons from the Past and Predictions for Future

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Iran Escalation (37)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> ISIS report indicates Iran cheated with the Fordow uranium enrichment facility – should we be surprised? Rogan on the HMS Duncan. More threats from Tehran. SECSTATE Hunt offers Iran deal on the tanker – will they accept and then cheat? More on the proposed maritime escort scheme… Continue reading Iran Escalation (37)

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Iran Escalation (36)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. I tend to see humor in almost every situation, sometimes even in morbid situations.  It’s a curse, but I don’t suffer.  I love it. Iran’s Guards: US and UK will ‘regret’ seizing tanker off Gibraltar Iran: UK will soon be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizing oil tanker Their… Continue reading Iran Escalation (36)