30 Apr '12, 9am

@TabithaStevens8 Iranian Subs

April 30, 2012: For the United States, the most dangerous and unpredictable naval weapon Iran has is its fleet of twenty submarines. This is a relatively recent development and it's unknown how effective this force might be. The world may soon find out as Iran, under increasing economic sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program, has responded with threats of violence. The subs are a large part of that threat. The U.S. is not revealing what it knows of Iranian submarine warfare capabilities. That's normal, for it the Iranians knew what the Americans knew, they could tweak their own plans to deal with likely U.S. countermeasures. Most likely (based on Cold War practices) the U.S. has been using aircraft, satellites, subs and underwater sensors to monitor the activities of Iranian subs at sea. This would involve violating international law by quietly moving into Irania...

Full article: http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsub/articles/20120430....

Tweets

President Aquino dismisses talk of decisive military action by China as rhetoric.

President Aquino dismisses talk of decisive mil...

straitstimes.com 29 Apr '12, 11am

Protesters display placards during a protest to demand the Chinese government to pull out immediately from the Panatag (Sc...