Here’s another chance to look upon The Strait of Hormuz, a vital transport route for global oil supplies and one that is keenly contested by some very powerful forces. We may be hearing a lot about this place in the turbulent months that follow.
As tensions escalate in the Middle East, perhaps now is a good time to take a look at one place where it could erupt into full-blown war. The main protagonists at this time are, Iran on one side, and the Axis of Evil on the other. The Axis consists of the US Federal Government and its agencies, Israel, the Wahhabi regime, and assorted Gulf States all in thrall to an increasingly belligerent US military and the corporations that ultimately control it.
But Iran does have friends, not least of which is Russia, with China also having a strong rapport with the Persian nation. Iran also has a lot of oil, and where oil is, there goes the US imperial armies peopled by naive citizens who think that killing and dying for black gold is patriotism.
The Strait of Hormuz is a flashpoint. There have been previous incidents here and on…
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