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Analysis: Iran could close Hormuz but not for long


Should Iran’s rulers ever make good their threats to block the Straits of Hormuz, they could almost certainly achieve their aim within a matter of hours. But they could also find themselves sparking a punishing ̶ if perhaps short-lived ̶ regional conflict from which they could emerge the primary losers.

Reuters, United States

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