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After global doubt, Pentagon releases more evidence of Iran’s involvement in tanker attacks

Iran continues to tout their ‘false flag’ theory while the US releases ever-clearer evidence of Tehran’s wrongdoing.

Thanks to the inadvertently dark turns that the internet took a few years back, it seems as though there is a conspiracy theory about everything.

Obviously, the granddaddy of them all centers around the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the subsequent, painstaking analysis of the event that has taken place time and again over the decades.  Some are convinced that a second shooter was present, perhaps on the infamous grassy knoll.  Others, believe it or not, are convinced that Kennedy’s driver turned around and fired on the President.

Today’s conspiracy theories come from all walks of life and all angles, including a number of subjects, such as the Sandy Hook school shooting, that have been deemed inappropriate topics for the mainstream internet.

And don’t get started with the “RussiaGate” phenomenon.

This week, observers around the globe began concocting a tall tale regarding Iran, a Japanese oil tanker, and the USA’s nonexistent need for war with the Persian nation, calling Iran’s attack on the aforementioned ship a “false flag”.  The insinuation is that the United States committed the attack themselves in order to blame Iran and go to war.

The preposterous idea is getting major pushback from the US government, however, as yet another piece of evidence has been released to the public.

The Pentagon released new images late Monday night which officials said offered more evidence operatives from Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were responsible for last week’s attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

The U.S. military said the photos, taken from a Navy helicopter, showed Iranian forces removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageousoil tanker.

The release of the photos came as the U.S. Government works this week to convince members of Congress and allies that the accusations against Tehran are true. Iran has accused America of promoting an “Iranophobic” campaign.

Tehran, however, has repeatedly threatened to close the vital Strait of Hormuz, through which 20 per cent of the world’s oil flows.

Iran has used their strategic geographical location to stymy the Middle Eastern-based oil industry in hopes of bringing the international community back to the negotiating table, as the nation continues to suffer from international sanctions levied against them for bad behavior.

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