U.S. F/A-18 fighter jets take off for mission in Iraq from the flight deck of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, in the Persian Gulf, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014.

US Carrier Parked Off Iran’s Coast Complains Iranian Surveillance A ‘Nuisance’

Officials also hyped the presence of small Iranian naval boats operating off the coast of Iran, claiming them to be “naked aggression.”

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