We have been preparing for Iran ever since we got to Iraq. Look at the globe and think about it.
Strategic thinking is lost on the left.
Iran Before our upcoming Victory:
Iran After our upcoming Victory:
Over the past week, the U.S. Navy has given orders to the U.S.S. John Stennis carrier battle group, based in Bremerton, WA, to steam toward the Persian Gulf, where it will join the U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Navy sources say the Pentagon is getting ready to announce the dispatch of a third carrier battle group the U.S.S. Ronald Reagan from San Diego. That will make three carrier battle groups in the region starting at around the end of January.
To others reading this: "If you are reading this and don't donate to Free Republic, you are probably a liberal or CINO Freeploader! Real conservatives don't mooch off of others. They pay their share! "
Oh, and along with them is the amphibious assault group led by the U.S.S. Boxer, which can land several thousand U.S. Marines to seize and destroy strategic sites near the coast at a moments notice. (Busheir? Bandar Abbas? Jask? The three Persian Gulf islands Iran seized from the UAE in the 1990s and has since fortified to harass Gulf shipping? Your pick).