US Sends Warships to Eastern Mediterranean Sea

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By ANNE GEARAN and ROBERT BURNS
Feb 28, 2008
Associated Press Writers

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USS Cole ‘ordered to position off Lebanese coast’

By Hussein Abdallah
Daily Star staff
Friday, February 29, 2008

BEIRUT: A US Navy warship has been ordered to take up station off Lebanon’s coast as a “show of support” as the standoff between Prime Minister Fouad Siniora’s government and the opposition continues, the Reuters news agency quoted an official in Washington as saying on Thursday.

According to the agency, the USS Cole – the same high-tech destroyer whose bombing by Al-Qaeda militants off Yemen in 2000 killed 17 sailors – left Malta on Tuesday and will remain over the horizon, at least for the time being.

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4 thoughts on “US Sends Warships to Eastern Mediterranean Sea

  1. We better not have plans to invade the country
    of Iran. This will certainly provoke many of
    the neighboring countries. Have we learned
    ANYTHING from the Iraq fiasco yet ???

    Can we afford more loss of lives. Ask the families
    who have sacrificed so much already.

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