Nets Ignore Iranian Boat Playing Dangerous ‘Game of Chicken’ With US Navy

April 27, 2017 | 12:06 AM EDT

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On Monday, the radical Iranian Revolutionary Guard harassed a U.S. Navy vessel for the seventh time this year. “Back overseas, an Iranian navy vessel engaged in a potentially disastrous game of chicken with a U.S. destroyer earlier this week,” announced Fox News’ Bret Baier on Wednesday’s Special Report. “It is the latest provocation that many U.S. officials worry could turn into something deadly.” Despite the uptick in Iranian aggression towards the U.S., the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) ignored it.

“Tensions in the Persian Gulf continue to escalate between Iran and the U.S. The latest incident came Monday when according to U.S. officials, an Iranian Revolutionary Guard fast attack naval vessel approached the USS Mahan in the Strait of Hormuz,” reported Correspondent Connor Powell.

Powell also noted that the incident again involved the Mahan, a destroyer that routinely operates in that area and routinely has to deal with Iranian fast attack boats. After the Iranian boats came within 1,000 yards of the ship, “The Mahan was forced to alter its course and sounded a danger alarm before a warning flare at the Iranian patrol ship.”


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