Tensions Rise Between Iran and U.S. in Persian Gulf

August 25, 2016 8:34 PM

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Four small Iranian patrol vessels passed near the United States guided missile destroyer Nitze in the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday. A voiceover in the video calls the move unsafe and unprofessional.

Iranian naval boats made dangerous maneuvers around United States warships in the Persian Gulf area on at least four occasions this week, Pentagon officials said Thursday, including one episode in which the Americans fired warning shots from a 50-caliber deck gun to prevent a collision.

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