Saturday, December 24, 2011

Binocular Snapshot for 12/24/2011

LastDayWatchers here is some INFO ON TAP

Iran began 10 days of naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, raising concern about a possible closure of the world's most strategic oil transit channel in the event of any outbreak of military conflict between Tehran and the West

"The maneuvers will be carried out with the intention of displaying the determination, defensive and deterrent power of the Iranian armed forces"

Names of the Dead

"The Department of Defense has identified 1,839 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations. It confirmed the death of the following American on Friday:

BRAGG, Mikayla A., 21, Specialist, Army; Longview, Wash.; First Infantry Division."