Yochanan Visser, westernjournalism.com
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Iran continues to provoke the United States despite the Obama administration’s efforts to appease the Islamic Republic in every possible manner.
The Lebanese news site YaLibanan, citing a Reuters report, revealed on Wednesday that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps again challenged the U.S. Navy in the Persian Gulf by dispatching five naval vessels that approached the USS New Orleans. ...
The Obama administration, meanwhile, continues to praise Iran for its attitudes and for pushing “unity against terrorism” in the Middle East.
Rick Stengel, the State Department’s undersecretary for public diplomacy and public affairs, responded last week to recent terrorism in Saudi Arabia with a tweet that highlighted Iranian Foreign Minister Javid Zarif as a Muslim leader who pushes for regional unity against terrorism.