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Monday, February 13, 2012

Straits of Hormuz

A lot of questions in history and politics are best understood through the lens of geography. Matt Rosenberg explains a geographic consideration that strongly influences how the United States and other industrial countries relate to Iran. The strait of Hormuz is a 21-mile wide passage shared by Iran and Oman, but a two-mile-wide channel within that strait has great importance for the entire world.

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