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Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Trump, Iran and the New Guns of August -James Stavridis

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) — In the hot summer of 1987, I was a young Navy officer sailing into the Arabian Gulf via the Strait of Hormuz

July 24, 2018
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Monday, July 23, 2018
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Maritime News

Trump’s War of Words With Iran Shines Spotlight on Vital Oil Route

By Anthony DiPaola (Bloomberg) — The war of words between U.S. President Donald Trump and his counterpart in Iran over oil exports and sanctions is

July 23, 2018
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Thursday, July 5, 2018
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Maritime News

U.S. Navy Ready to Protect Freedom of Navigation in Strait of Hormuz Amid Iran Threat

By Bozorgmehr Sharafedin LONDON, July 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy stands ready to ensure free navigation and the flow of commerce, the U.S.

July 5, 2018
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

U.S. Navy Commanders Say Iranian Navy Endangering Freedom of Navigation in Gulf

By Sami Aboudi ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH, March 22 (Reuters) – U.S. Navy commanders accused Iran of jeopardizing international navigation by

March 22, 2017
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Sunday, January 10, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Says Video Shows Iranian Navy Firing Rockets Near Warships in Strait of Hormuz

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON, Jan 9 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy released black-and-white video on Saturday it said was taken by an American helicopter showing

January 10, 2016
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Wednesday, May 6, 2015
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Maritime News

U.S. Navy Stops Accompanying Ships Through the Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Navy has stopped accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, ending a mission that began last week after Iran’s seizure of a

May 6, 2015
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Thursday, April 30, 2015

U.S. Navy Begins Accompanying American Ships Through Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Navy has begun accompanying U.S.- flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz in response to Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship flying the flag of the

April 30, 2015
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Sunday, March 30, 2014
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Maritime News

Oil Tanker Fired On In Strait of Hormuz

Unknown assailants in a speedboat shot at a merchant vessel as it sailed through the Strait of Hormuz between Iran and Oman on Sunday, the NATO Shipping Centre

March 30, 2014
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Monday, August 6, 2012
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Maritime Security

IF All Else Fails, Iran Will Start Blowing Up Tankers [REPORT]

(Bloomberg) — Iran probably would attempt to block the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf only as a “last resort,” according

August 6, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012
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Crude Prices Spike After Latest Threats from Iran

(Dow Jones) Oil prices were solidly higher Tuesday morning on revived tensions over the Iranian nuclear program and renewed speculation about more Central Bank

July 3, 2012
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Monday, July 2, 2012

Iran Drafts Bill to Block Straits of Hormuz Following Embargo

LONDON–Iran has drafted a bill to block the Strait of Hormuz for oil tankers from states that support oil sanctions, an Iranian lawmaker said Monday. In

July 2, 2012
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Sunday, February 5, 2012

Iranian Diplomat: “we don’t have the intention to close the Strait of Hormuz”

PARIS (Dow Jones)–Iran has no intention of blockading the Strait of Hormuz, the sea route through which about a fifth of the world’s oil is

February 5, 2012
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Friday, January 13, 2012

Iranian Speed Boats “Harass” USS New Orleans [VIDEO]

This video released today by the Pentagon shows Iranian naval patrol vessels “harassing” the USS New Orleans while sailing in the Strait of Hormuz

January 13, 2012
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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

U.S. Forces Rescue Iranian Mariners in Distress… Again

For the second time in less than a week, a U.S. vessel has rescued distressed Iranian mariners while in regional waters, according to the U.S. Department of

January 10, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Any attempt by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”, U.K.

January 5, 2012
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The Filipino Monkey Strikes Again (and again and again…)

13 January 2008 – So I’m watching CNN and I do a double take after the reporter (in a completely straight face) says “The harassing radio

January 5, 2012
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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Iran Stresses ‘Hormuz’ Warning, U.S. Doesn’t Seem to Care

TEHRAN — Iran’s defense minister Wednesday stressed his country’s warning against the U.S. navy presence in the Gulf, reinforcing a threat

January 4, 2012
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Friday, December 30, 2011
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The Strait of Hormuz – Perhaps the Most Economically Important Chokepoint on the Planet

WASHINGTON — As global leaders weigh Iran’s threat to block oil deliveries through the Strait of Hormuz, U.S. energy officials said Friday that

December 30, 2011
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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Ban Iranian Oil? We’ll Shut Down the Persian Gulf

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Iran would block the Strait of Hormuz if it came under an oil embargo, an Iranian lawmaker was quoted as saying Sunday, apparently

December 18, 2011
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Friday, March 20, 2009

USS Hartford and USS New Orleans – Navy Vessel Collide In Straight Of Hormuz

Information Dissemination brings us the news of the USS New Orleans and The USS Hartford colliding in the Straight of

March 20, 2009
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