The real question to be asked is not whether the British sailors were in Iranian or Iraqi waters. The real question is who benefits from this "provocation". The incident would seem to fit in well with the plans that imperialism has to strike at Iran's nuclear development plan.
With the stroke of a pen, the multi-millionaires who run Airbus have thrown out tens of thousands of workers into anxiety. An international appeal has been launched demanding the unconditional withdrawal of the Power 8 plan and the nationalisation of Airbus-EADS, without compensation to the big shareholders.