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Iran-Israel Relations / Bangkok Attack / Strait of Hormuz #1017184

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Rising tensions between Israel and Iran over the Iranian nuclear program noted.

(Pentagon: David Martin) A botched terrorist operation targeting a bomb factory in a house in Bangkok, Thailand reviewed; details given about the 3 Iranian agents, the discovery of bombs similar to the ones used in attacks against Israeli diplomats in India and Georgia and the series of retaliatory attacks; scenes shown of the wounded agent. [Secretary of Defense Leon PANETTA – says Iran is supplying arms to others to engage in terrorist activity.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Iran’s threat to close the Strait of Hormuz noted.

(Aboard the USS Cape St. George: Allen Pizzey) A view of the strait from on board the USS Cape St. George presented; details given about the activity in the waterway. [Cape St. George Capt. Don GABRIELSON†- worries about the Iranians’ small, fast attack craft.] [Gunner's Mate Richard GULLICKSON‡- says we’re looking for small boats and aircraft.]

Pelley, Scott;
Martin, David;
Pizzey, Allen

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