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Disaster avoided, but just barely

January 9, 2008

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MUCH OF THE world's oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz, a key strategic chokepoint connecting the Persian Gulf to the Indian Ocean. When five Iranian small craft conducted threatening maneuvers there against three United States naval ships Sunday morning, the Iranians came perilously close to provoking a lethal response. The American ships received a radio message over the conventional ... (Full article: 440 words)

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