U.S. asks Germany to 'help secure' Strait of Hormuz

World Jul 30, 2019

U.S. asks Germany to 'help secure' Strait of Hormuz

The United States has asked Germany to join an international naval mission to help secure the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the U.S. embassy in Berlin said Tuesday, as tensions mount between Washington and Iran. The request comes after Britain last week ordered its navy to ...

Editorials Jul 23, 2019

Tehran ups the ante again

With tensions mounting and ample opportunities for miscalculation, every diplomatic channel must be operating and explored.

U.S. plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace U.K. oil tanker

World Jul 12, 2019

U.S. plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace U.K. oil tanker

The Pentagon said Thursday it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats threatened a British oil tanker. The White House's nominee to become chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley, said Washington was attempting ...