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The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 03:04

Recent attacks on cargo vessels has put focus on a shipping lane responsible for about a fifth of the world's oil exports. But in reality, this place is a powder keg for a much larger confrontation between Iran and the United States, and the precedent for conflict stretches back decades.

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Recent attacks on cargo vessels has put focus on a shipping lane responsible for about a fifth of the world's oil exports. But in reality, this place is a powder keg for a much larger confrontation between Iran and the United States, and the precedent for conflict stretches back decades.

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The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 - 03:04