The raid came as tensions are high between Iran and the United States. The Bush administration has accused Iran of seeking to develop nuclear weapons and of helping fuel violence in Iraq. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, meanwhile, is trying to expand Tehran's role in Iraq as a counter to U.S. influence in the Gulf region.Stennis and the jeep carriers are enroute. Debka is reporting explosions in Khorramshahr and Baluchistan.
The paragraph I cite above is from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and it strikes me as quite balanced.