Elevated alert for UK forces, personnel in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar 

Britain has raised the threat level for UK forces and diplomats in Iraq and placed its personnel and their families in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar on an increased state of alert,  because of what sources say is a heightened security risk from Iran. Sky News cites a Whitehall source as saying that Britain believes there is an increased likelihood of Iran or its proxies taking action against British, US or other allied interests in the region in a way that can be plausibly denied so as to avoid triggering an all-out war. The targets would most likely be soft such as oil infrastructure or other civilian targets, the source said. The aim would be to cause disruption but not to do something that could be directly linked back to the regime and therefore trigger a hard US response. The goal would be to signal Iranian anger at renewed US sanctions on Iran, which are hurting, and to push for them to be eased.

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11 thoughts on “Elevated alert for UK forces, personnel in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar 

  • May 16, 2019 @ 20:25 at 20:25
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    Wieso die USA haben doch gesagt “sie hauen ihnen auch so auf die Fresse”

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  • May 16, 2019 @ 20:59 at 20:59
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    Viva Fidel Castro!!

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  • May 16, 2019 @ 21:18 at 21:18
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    We’re not going to absorb hits from anonymous sources.

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    • May 16, 2019 @ 23:06 at 23:06
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      Lord this is a mistake. They aren’t dealing with a bush or a Clinton or an Obama. Just a stupid, stupid mistake.

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    • May 17, 2019 @ 3:27 at 3:27
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      Comrade Dave is suffering from TDS (Trump Derangement Syndrome) – just like the ayatoolas of Fascist Iran.

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  • May 17, 2019 @ 1:56 at 1:56
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    hahahahahahahah, this made me laugh…. The iranians are cowards… they wont do sh!t

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  • May 17, 2019 @ 2:17 at 2:17
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    Iranians hide behind their proxies like the cowardly castrated pigs they are…when that fails and the shooting starts, they hide behind women and children like Hamas!! HAHAAAA!!!!

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  • May 17, 2019 @ 5:04 at 5:04
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    For the last 100 years or so, . . . it seems that it is not only the Iranians that are cowards. It seems that the entire muslim world is made up of cowards. If it were not that way, . . . they would not be doing the terrorist bombing thing, . . . they would be making war.

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