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February 9, 2014
The Iranians are Coming! The Iranians are Coming!
There was a hilarious cold war spoof of a movie titled "The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming!" about a Soviet sub that ran aground off a small New England village. The resulting hijainks by Soviet sailors and townspeople made for some classic comedy. Yes, it was a liberal caricature of anti-communism - but how could it not be funny with Jonathan Winters playing a lead role? The movie popped into my head when the Iranian government announced that a small fleet from their navy will patrol off the US east coast this month. Washington Times: A senior Iranian naval commander says his country has sent several warships to the Atlantic Ocean, close to U.S. maritime borders for the first time. The commander of Iran's Northern Navy Fleet, Admiral Afshin Rezayee Haddad, is quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying Saturday that the vessels have already begun the journey to the Atlantic Ocean via waters near South Africa. Iranian officials said last month that the...(Read Full Post)