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The US Just Upped The Ante With Iran, As Carrier Approaches Yemeni Waters

The USS Theodore Roosevelt is moving toward Yemeni waters to intercept any Iranian ships attempting at delivering weaponry to Shiite, Houthi rebels in Yemen.

The warship will join other American ships prepared to halt attempts at arming the Houthis. According to The Associated Press:

There are about nine U.S. ships in the region, including cruisers and destroyers carrying teams that can board and search other vessels.

U.S. officials have expressed concern over Iran covertly supplying Houthi rebels with weaponry, saying it could ignite direct conflict with Saudi Arabia.

More to come …

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