Skip to comments.Could the Kingdom of Bahrain Become an Iranian Pearl Harbor?
Posted on 02/20/2011 2:19:20 PM PST by jerusalemjudy
The headquarters of the U.S. Fifth Fleet is in Bahrain. Iran does not need to employ its air force against the U.S. naval facility, but only to topple the pro-American regime of the al-Khalifa family and replace it with a new Bahraini regime backed by the Shia majority which seeks the immediate withdrawal of the fleet.
Even more worrisome for the U.S. is the fact that the Shia protest could easily expand to the neighboring eastern Saudi shore of Al-Ahsaa where most of the population is also Shi'a.
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Time to move the ships. Waste of money anyway.
Pray for our troops for surely Obama will get as many killed as he can. Directly or indirectly.
The time is rapidly approaching when there will be a war with Iran over the Persian Gulf.
send those Iranian ships to the bottom first!
I hope we leave it in great condition for them. I bet the Saudi’s really are happy.
If we were energy independent we could just back out of there blowing the place to hell as we go
The headquarters of the U.S. Fifth Fleet is in Bahrain.Thanks jerusalemjudy.
I’m thinking it’s time to leave the middle-east to itself, pull out of Afghanistan, Bahrain, Saudi, Iraq, Yemen, Turkey and Pakistan and let the savages have at it. Israel will toss a couple dozen nukes around and we can develop new ways to drill through glass....
I always figured the Iranians might target Qatar and the HQ their. No doubt the Bahrain port could also be a target.
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