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U.S. Naval Exercises Send Message In The Tense Gulf

News & Features Peter Kenyon · ·
A U.S. Navy speedboat passes in front of multinational military ships in the Persian Gulf on Sept. 21 as part of the military exercise. If attacked, Iran says it will close the Strait of Hormuz, which is a crucial shipping route.