Einstein, "science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind."
It's not like they're about to commit suicide. What could they possibly do?
My guess is it's a demonstration, further to their nascent nuclear program. Their inferiority complex is still being hashed out behind closed doors. Not that they'll expect to be intimidating. It's just a little 'here we are' so to speak.
I don't think Obama wants conflict with Iran and Iran would be stupid to start something. I not concerned exceot maybe the crew of the Iranian ships getting lost, running out of fuel and running out of food. It honestly would not surprise me if they did make it over to this part of the world, somebody would have to give them assistance, food supplies and help getting back to Iran.
Having opinions all over the map is a good sign of a person capable of autonomous thinking. Felix -2011