Inflatable from Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy Fires Warning Shot at Iranian Vessel

Inflatable from Coast Guard Cutter Monomoy Fires Warning Shot at Iranian Vessel
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Coast Guard boat operating in international waters in the Arabian Gulf fired today on an Iranian dhow in what U.S. military officials described as a defensive move after the crew of the Iranian vessel trained a machine gun on the Americans with hostile intent. A statement issued by the U.S Fifth Fleet in Bahrain said the incident occurred as the Coast Guard was conducting a routine...