A Dire Strait

March 27, 2012

It’s been called the most strategically important waterway in the world, but tensions are high in the Strait of Hormuz, and the United States Navy ramps up operations for a possible showdown with Iran.  Back at the Navy’s base on the tiny island Kingdom of Bahrain, an ongoing uprising pits the United States’ democratic ideals against the cold, hard reality of oil-driven politics.

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