The Iranian led mullah regime are capable of just about anything.
The sanctions are indeed biting them, but not enough for them to cry uncle, not with all the loop holes and waivers out there. But this is something that bears thinking over, they are determined enough to do just about anything to get around the sanctions while they plow ahead with their uranium processing.
Iran is considering the option of artificially producing an enormous environmental disaster that would affect the entire region, in order to punish its enemies and force the West to decrease the sanctions against the regime, Der Spiegel reported on Sunday.
According to Western intelligence agencies quoted by the the German news weekly, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have developed a secret plan to intentionally cause an oil tanker to contaminate the strategically important Strait of Hormuz.
Dubbed “Murky Waters,” the plan is reportedly the brainchild of Revolutionary Guard head Mohammad Ali Jafari and Iranian Navy commander Admiral Ali Fadawi. The purpose of the environmental disaster would be to block the Strait of Hormuz to international oil tankers, and to “punish” states in the area that are hostile to Iran, according to the report. Furthermore, Western nations, forced to cooperate with Iran in efforts to clean the strait, would conceivably be forced to reduce the sanctions currently placed on the Islamic Republic.
The plan is currently in the hands of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who would be the one deciding about its implementation, the magazine said.