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Naval Commander: US Sailors Detention by Iran ‘Preventable'

The detention of 10 U.S. sailors by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps earlier this year was “wholly preventable,” according to the commander of naval forces in the Middle East. In Navy documents released Thursday, U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, Commander of US Naval Forces Central Command, said the January incident was due to several problems, including poor leadership, a “non-existent” compliance with proper maintenance and procedures and insufficient planning. “Considering...

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