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The US’s top general says a military coalition will patrol waters around Iran and Yemen

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford announced the plan on Tuesday, and the US is already speaking with potential partners.

Trump says tanker attacks aren’t worth a fight with Iran as the US military prepares for confrontation

The president broke with his advisers, as well as his military and diplomatic teams, telling reporters that the recent string of attacks are "minor."
An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman

The US military is building a case against Iran with clearer images from the latest tanker attacks

The US military just released nearly a dozen photos that it alleges point to Iran's culpability in the latest tanker attacks.
An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted drone aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base

An Iranian boat reportedly fired a missile at a US drone right before the tanker attack

The US drone reportedly spotted Iranian vessels closing on the two tankers before it was fired upon.

An oddly-placed mine suggests Iran may have been purposefully pulling its punches in the tanker attacks so far

The perpetrator seems to be going out of their way to threaten shipping and shock oil markets without triggering a full-scale military retaliation.

Trump says tanker attack ‘has Iran written all over it’ as Tehran denies involvement

The president doubled down on accusations that Iran was behind the attacks on two tankers, pointing to evidence released by the US military.

Oil is being propped up by Middle East tensions after the US used video to blame Iran for tanker attacks

Oil prices on Friday were pushed and pulled between competing drivers of Iran tensions and a supply glut.
Boeing's KC-46 aerial refueling tanker conducts receiver compatibility tests with a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, in Seattle

The US Air Force wants a bunch of new tankers to take the fight to China

The US Air Force wants more tankers to make sure that it can bring its top assets, such as stealth fighters and heavy bombers, to a fight should a conflict arise with China in the Pacific, senior leadership revealed recently.