FILE PHOTO: Retired four-star Army General John Abizaid testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his confirmation hearing to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo
Retired four-star Army General John Abizaid and US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia has called for a strong response against those responsible for tanker attacks. Reuters

US ambassador to Saudi Arabia urges response 'short of war' to Gulf tanker attacks

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