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Report: Iran Planning Massive Oil Spill in Strait of Hormuz

29 Tishri 5773 – October 15, 2012
Iran may purposefully contaminate the waters of the Strait of Hormuz by performing an oil spill, according to a report in the German weekly Der Spiegel on Sunday.

Iran Prepared to Take Military Action Over Disputed Gulf Island

27 Nisan 5772 – April 19, 2012
AP reports that the Iranian army is prepared for a military confrontation with the United Arab Emirates should diplomacy over a disputed gulf island...

Report: Iranian Retaliation Will Be Multi-Pronged Attack on Israeli, Jewish Targets

8 Adar 5772 – March 1, 2012
The New York Times quoted a former senior Israeli official as saying that the Iranian retaliation against an Israeli military strike would be the functional equivalent of Iraq's scud missile attack on Israel during the 1991 Gulf War, the 3000+ Hizbollah rockets fired on Israel during the 2006 Second Lebanon War, and the terror attacks on Israeli and Jewish targets in Buenos Aires in the early 1990s, multiplied in scale at least three times.

J.E. Dyer: Strategic Ambiguity Watch – The Maritime Version

5 Adar 5772 – February 28, 2012
Iran is making full use of strategic ambiguity on the high seas to advance its interests and dictate outcomes. Unless each new measure is directly challenged, strategic ambiguity would be a lot more fun for Iran than for the rest of us.

Iranian Officials Again Threaten Closure of Strait of Hormuz

29 Tevet 5772 – January 23, 2012
USS Abraham Lincoln passed through the Strait without incident Sunday.

Iran Insists Closing Strait of Hormuz an Option; US Insists Iran Still Has Path...

24 Tevet 5772 – January 19, 2012
Brinksmanship between Iran and the West continues.

Iran Confirms Receipt of US Letter Regarding Strait of Hormuz

21 Tevet 5772 – January 15, 2012
US government conveyed that closing the Strait would constitute a "red line."

US Sends Chief of Staff to Stop Israeli Attack on Iran

Israel’s intensifying readiness to launch a military strike against Iran has met with a negative US response, with top government officials being dispatched to the Jewish state in the attempt to thwart an attack.

US Responds Sharply to Iran’s Threat to Close the Strait of Hormuz

14 Tevet 5772 – January 8, 2012
Defense Secretary, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff counter Iranian threats to close the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran Rattles Saber At US in Strait of Hormuz

11 Tevet 5772 – January 5, 2012
Following imposition of new sanctions regime, Islamic Republic threatens American navy.

More Bluster From Tehran

10 Tevet 5772 – January 4, 2012
It is hard to make much sense out of the recent military threats Iran has been aiming at the West and the U.S. in particular.

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