Let me guess. This Iranian capture of 10 of our soldliers, Obama is blaming this on guns as well. “If our Navy didn’t have an obsession with weaponry, Iran would have never acted like they did!”
— CNN (@CNN) January 13, 2016
From Associated Press:
Iran was holding 10 U.S. Navy sailors and their two small boats that drifted into Iranian waters with mechanical problems. Iran accused the sailors of trespassing but American officials said Tehran has assured them that the crew and vessels would be returned safely and promptly.
The sailors were expected to be transferred to U.S. custody Wednesday morning local time.
Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook told The Associated Press that the riverine boats were moving between Kuwait and Bahrain when the U.S. lost contact with them.
U.S. officials said that the incident happened near Farsi Island in the middle of the Persian Gulf. They said some type of mechanical trouble with one of the boats caused them to run aground and they were picked up by Iran. The sailors were in Iranian custody on Farsi Island at least for some time, but it’s not certain where they are now.
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The Iranians holding 10 of our sailors who drifted into their territorial waters is symbolic of Obama’s presidency. Off course and adrift, while not receiving any respect from our enemies. This administration has put our country in terrible danger. I worry a lot about the future of our children and grandchildren. If Obama has established the new normal for this country, it is one of indecisiveness and cowardice!
Check out how Americans are reacting:
— David Mark (@DavidMarkDC) January 12, 2016
I wonder what would happen if Iranian battleships “drifted” into US waters?
— D (@Delo_Taylor) January 13, 2016
10 U.S. Navy Sailors Detained By Iranian Forces & Obama Admin Says Nothing – Special Report All Star … https://t.co/AhspZgM5hq
— Mass Tea Party (@massteaparty) January 13, 2016
And only one boat had mechanical problems so why were both that far into that Iranian waters? I think they just got caught lol — CSDesignsOfficial (@The_Big_CS12) January 13, 2016
— MacTheKnife (@macknmack) January 13, 2016
— †Catholic Defender (@AwakeDeborah) January 13, 2016
10 US SAILORS HELD, DETAINED BY IRANIAN FORCES!!!!!!!! WEBSTER’S DICTIONARY NEW DEFINITION OF FECKLESS IS OBAMA!!!!!!!!!!! — Marcel H. official (@marcel363222) January 13, 2016
@ABC so ABC defends Iranian act of war?
— Stephen (@WrayChild) January 13, 2016
— Michelle Yamamoto (@MadameRamotswe) January 13, 2016
Concerning line from AP: The sailors were in Iranian custody on Farsi Island at least for some time, but it’s not certain where they are now
— Nick (@9Joe9) January 13, 2016
If some Iranian boats “had mechanical issues” in US territory their soldiers would be in Guantanamo Abu Ghraib or something ijs 😶 — Joy1of10kAbdullah (@joyjokes) January 13, 2016
Iran has our 10 Sailors and other hostages, I bet the last Iranian at Gitmo is 1 of the 10 to be set free by Obama, no more bargaining chips
— atticonline (@atticsonline) January 13, 2016
Odds on Iranian Revolutionary Guard holding our 10 sailors hostage for the remainder of 2016?
— FilmLadd (@FilmLadd) January 13, 2016
What has this President done to our military? This is an outrage! Any Iranian vessel near there should be bombed into eternity. Those men should be turned over sooner than right now or the whole country will be turned into rubble. Enough of this! The President should be removed from office immediately by a special session of congress.
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