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Inching toward conflict…

Seems like we’re getting close to the hypothetical I posed yesterday about armed escorts of vehicles… seem. Venezuela is going to escort the Iranian tankers once they hit the country’s exclusive economic zone (I believe that’s the 200 nautical mile limit from shore). Sigh… watch this space.

Those pesky Iranian tankers…

So, five oil tankers are steaming to Venezuela from Iran, with the U.S. determined to stop them, and Iran telling they darn well better not, or else. So, what really are the US’ options, and what might be the consequences? So, let’s start with the United Nations sanctions on North […]