Pentagon says US 'able to respond' if needed after Iran seizes cargo ship Staff
Posted: Apr 30, 2015 1:13 PM
The Pentagon said Wednesday that the U.S. would "be able to respond" if necessary to help a Marshall Islands-flagged ship that was diverted, and boarded, a day earlier by Iran -- though it remains unclear how far the U.S. Navy might be willing to go if the tense situation escalates.