Elijah J. Magnier is a veteran war-zone correspondent and political analyst with over 38 years’ experience in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Extended field work in Lebanon, Bosnia, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya and Syria, created his extensive network of trusted military and political contacts. Magnier specialises in real-time reporting and in-depth analysis of political, strategic and military planning, terrorism and counter-terrorism.
A bomb-carrying drone has hit an Israeli-owned oil tanker off the coast of Oman.
Elijah Magnier says the West will certainly blame Iran for the oil tanker incident as it is always searching for a pretext to demonize the Islamic Republic.