All About Arrests, Brits, Iran, Intel And A Sky News 'Spy' Scoop ...
Seen right, reading a prepared statement regarding recent Iranian arrest related 'events' involving himself and 14 other British military personnel mates, is Royal Marine Captain, Chris Air.
But there's something else this same young officer recently had to say ... to a Sky TV News reporter ... some days before being 'invited' to take a fortnight's all-expenses-paid, Iranian interlude.
An offer which, as the whole world now knows, was one that he and his buddies could not refuse.
But to get back to the basics of 'the latest'.
In His Own Words
Thursday April 05, 2007
Captain Chris Air of the Royal Marines revealed to Sky News that he and his colleagues had been gathering intelligence on the Iranians.
Here follows the full transcript of that interview.
Captain Air: "This is what's called an IPAT - an Interaction patrol whereby we come alongside or even board the fishing Dhows and basically interact with the crew.
"It's partly a hearts-and-minds type patrol, whereby we'll come along and speak to the crew, find out if they have any problems and just sort of introduce ourselves, let them know we're here to protect them, protect their fishing and stop any terrorism and piracy in the area.
"Secondly it's to gather int (Intelligence).
Read the rest of the Sky News 'spy-scoop' right here and now.
Then when you've read that, you MUST watch this -- to see & hear young Captain Chris Air interviewed for Sky News -- while actually engaged in Gulf operations (live upon the proverbial high-seas), shortly before the shit hit the fan.