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Strait of Hormuz: Oil ‘choke point’ in focus as U.S.-Iran tensions rise following attacks on tankers

William Watts
Strait of Hormuz: Oil ‘choke point’ in focus as U.S.-Iran tensions rise following attacks on tankers

The Strait of Hormuz is in focus Thursday after attacks on two oil tankers near the Middle Eastern waterway amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Here’s why it’s the world’s most sensitive crude transportation checkpoint.