IN A move that’s clearly intended to send a message to Iran, the Israeli navy has sailed two of its most advanced missile boats through the Suez Canal and into the Red Sea. Only ten days ago, an Israeli submarine believed to be equipped with cruise missiles armed with nuclear warheads made the same passage. And the Israeli military will conduct long-range tests of its Arrow anti-missile system at a U.S. missile range in the Pacific Ocean later this month.
The message is blunt: “We can move nuclear weapons within range of Tehran anytime we want.”
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