Reflagging: The Secret NSC Agenda

Halberstein, Dan
August 1987
New Republic;8/24/87, Vol. 197 Issue 8, p11
The article presents a satire on the agenda of the U.S. National Safety Council for reflagging the neutral vessels in the Persian Gulf . According to the agenda, the vessels for friendly and neutral countries in the Gulf region would be requested to be reflaged. The U.S. Navy would reflag the hostile countries in the region by force.


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