— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 13, 2019
Initial US response appears to be escorts for oil tankers through the Straights in Hormuz by destroyers from the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group…setting up the potential for a mine attack on an escort vessel to take tensions SuperNova.
#BREAKING: Due to the act of hostility of #IRGC Navy toward commercial shipping in #Oman Sea today, the #US #CENTCOM has started studying plans to escort convoys of Oil tankers in 5th Fleet Areas of Operations using the Destroyers of USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group. pic.twitter.com/TpQOwHXAU5
— Babak Taghvaee (@BabakTaghvaee) June 13, 2019