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Why the U.S. Plan to Protect Tankers in the Persian Gulf Won't Deter Iran

Jul 8, 2019 | 06:00 GMT
According to the U.S. military, a Japanese tanker was damaged by a limpet mine resembling Iranian mines on June 13, 2019.

Two oil tankers were damaged in twin attacks close to the Iranian coast on June 13, just outside the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Washington's new strategy to secure tanker traffic ultimately fails to address the impetus of Tehran's attacks: the crushing weight of U.S. sanctions....

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