Sunday, May 12, 2019

Iran Commander Calls U.S. Military In The Persian Gulf A Target

File photo of General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh, commander of aerial forces of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. (AFP)

Reuters: Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA

GENEVA (Reuters) - A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented a target, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported.

The U.S. military has sent forces, including an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers, to the Middle East in a move U.S. officials said was to counter “clear indications” of threats from Iran to its forces in the region.

The USS Abraham Lincoln is replacing another carrier rotated out of the Gulf last month.

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More Threats And Warnings From Iranian Commanders And Leaders

Iranian commander: US forces in gulf a target, not a threat -- The Hill
Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" -- NDTV/Reuters
Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships -- FOX News
Iran says will hit US 'in the head' if it makes military move -- Daily Sabah
Iran's IRGC Commander: 'If America Makes a Move, We'll Hit Them in the Head' -- Sputnik
US not powerful, brave enough to break out war against Iran: IRGC chief -- MEHR
US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general -- The Guardian
US military in Gulf was ‘threat but now opportunity’ – Iran’s elite IRGC -- RT


Jac said...

What General Amir-Ali Hajizadeh is smoking? Of course any adverse weapon is a target, that's not very new. But what about Iran, not a target?

fazman said...

He's saying a few years ago it wasn't a target because he no means to successfully attack it, now he seems to think he has.