US Army base in Washington and top general in Iran’s line of fire
US Army base situated at Greenleaf Point at the conversion of Potomac River and Anacostia waterway has been undermined by Iran, affirmed two US Intelligence authorities. Iran has conveyed intimidations against Fort McNair and the Army’s bad habit head of staff.
The data with respect to dangers was caught in January by National Security Agency. The data uncover conversations by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard of scaling up “USS Cole style assaults” against the Army base. The reference was a self-destruction assault against US Navy destroyer USS Cole in October 2000 when a little boat pulled up close to the vessel at the Yemeni port of Aden and detonated, prompting the murdering of 17 mariners.
NSA likewise uncovered dangers of slaughtering Gen. Joseph M. Martin and invading and setting up reconnaissance at the base. It is to be noticed that Fort McNair is the most established base in-country and official home of Gen. Martin.
This is likewise the explanation that security is being inclined up around Fort McNair that is near the Waterfront locale of the capital. The military is arranging of adding a support zone of 250 to 500 feet from the Washington Channel that will restrict admittance to it. This is being gone against by the city chiefs. No remarks or explanations have been given by the NSA, Pentagon, or National Security Council.
While talking about the ‘proposed’ safety efforts in January, Army Maj Gen Omar Jones, Commander of Military District of Washington, had demonstrated the presence of “believable and explicit” dangers against pioneers living at the base. Talks around venturing up security around the base had started two years back, yet ongoing advancements have given strong motivations to reestablish and force the security limitations and measures.
The blocked undermining talks were between tip-top Quds of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and set up around ‘military’ approaches to vindicate the executing of Gen Qassem Soleimani, previous Quds pioneer, by the US in Baghdad in January 2020.