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National security adviser John Bolton says that neither Iran nor any other enemy player “should be error United States,” the prudence and caution for weakness’; Lucas Tomlinson reports from the Pentagon.
The U.S. military carried out a cyberattack against Iran last Thursday, as President Trump mixed plans for air strikes in response to the Downing of an American drone, officials confirmed to Fox News.
Sources said, the U.S. Cyber Command launched, the cyberattack orientation of the Iranian used intelligence and radar systems, going down to the US Navy drone in the past week.
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Fox News has learned that Iran, shut off some of its military radar-sides around the time the United States was ready to launch retaliatory strikes. It is not clear whether those radar sites were turned off cyberattack or if Iran is turned off intentionally in anticipation of this.
Yahoo! News first reported on the retaliatory cyber-strike. It came as the White house and the Pentagon were also considering military attacks, but President Trump showed last Friday, he called you, after learning of up to 150 Iranians killed could be.
“I stopped, not … proportionate to the shooting down of an unmanned drone,” he tweeted at the time.
However, the administration was back on suggestions that could encourage you to do the decision, Iran, and more. During a visit to Israel Sunday, the Trump national security adviser, a blunt warning to the regime.
“Neither Iran nor any other enemy actor should said error US prudence and discretion for weakness,” John Bolton. “No one has granted a hunting license in the Middle East.”
With the U.S. launch a cyberattack instead of staying tensions high, even as the Iranian troops were quiet over the weekend, officials told Fox News.
For its part, Tehran claimed, is not successful cyberattack against its assets has been carried out.
Amid these tensions, Secretary of state Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia, Iran’s biggest competitor—to meet as part of a hastily organized trip to Saudi king Salman.
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The drone shoot-down is only the latest flare-up in the region tied to Iran.
In the last few weeks, six oil-tankers have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, the US and its Gulf allies blame on Iran. The trump card of the administration is expected to announce further sanctions on Iran later on Monday.
In the Pentagon, the new Acting Minister of defense Mark Esper, came for his first day on the job early Monday morning. The former army took Secretary no questions.
War ships of the USS Abraham Lincoln strike group in the region, together with 70,000 US troops, including Air Force bombers and fighter jets.