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Drudge Says Iran Seized U.S. Ship With 34 Sailors, Pentagon Responds

The top headline on Drudge right now is about how Iran has seized a U.S. Ship. The source he links to is a Saudi-owned TV network. The ship is a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel. The State Department says the Marshall Islands is a sovereign nation, but "the United States has full authority and responsibility for security and defense of the Marshall Islands, and the Government of the Marshall Islands is obligated to refrain from taking actions that would be incompatible with these security and defense responsibilities." More »