Connect with us


New reports on Saudi tanker sabotage implicate predictable culprit

Trouble is coming to the middle east, whether the US is involved or not.

With the middle east devolving into chaos before our very eyes, (once again), new reports regarding the sabotage of several Saudi oil tankers claim to have concluded as to who the culprits were.

Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s most prolific exporters of oil.  Combined with the geographical realities of the Persian Gulf and its copious natural bottlenecks, and it becomes all too simple for bad actors on the international stage to disrupt the entire globe.

This is not a new problem, not in the least, but the tenuous conditions of middle eastern politics leave little room for error.  Even the slightest aggression can send the region into a fury not unlike that of a well-kicked hornets’ nest.

Trending: Republican Officials Move to Form New Party, Split Off From MAGA GOP

So when several Saudi oil tankers were attacked, it became imperative that the world quickly and correctly identify those responsible.

take our poll - story continues below

Should Congress Remove Biden from Office?

  • Should Congress Remove Biden from Office?  

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Completing this poll grants you access to Liberty Hub updates free of charge. You may opt out at anytime. You also agree to this site's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are “highly likely” to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers’ report seen by Reuters.

The UAE, Saudi Arabia and Norway are investigating the attacks, which also hit a UAE- and a Norwegian-flagged vessel.

A confidential assessment issued this week by the Norwegian Shipowners’ Mutual War Risks Insurance Association (DNK) concluded that the attack was likely to have been carried out by a surface vessel operating close by that despatched underwater drones carrying 30-50 kg (65-110 lb) of high-grade explosives to detonate on impact.

This sort of sophistication was never likely to be executed by rogue terrorists or the all-too-rambunctious pirates of the region.

An attack just days later on a Saudi oil pipeline was almost immediately declared to be of Iranian origin, despite the frantic proclamations of leaders in Tehran who blamed a US-led “false flag” attack for the mayhem.

Become an insider!

Sign up for our free email newsletter, and we'll make sure to keep you in the loop.

You Might Like

Join the conversation!

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it, please mark it as spam. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

You Might Like

Navy Makes Stunning Confession Regarding UFO Footage


Andrew Cuomo Scandals Having Major Impact on Brother’s Ratings


Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Pounces, Makes Mockery of ‘The Squad’ in New Book


World Rages as Japan Plans to Dump Fukushima Water into Ocean