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Strait of Hormuz by T. Davis Bunn

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Preemptive attack (Military science),
  • Nuclear weapons,
  • Amerikanisches Englisch,
  • Fiction,
  • Intelligence service,
  • Roman,
  • Adventure fiction,
  • Military art and science,
  • Spy stories

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDavis Bunn
SeriesMarc Royce adventures
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3552.U4718 S87 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination332 pages ;
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26464058M
ISBN 100764211455, 0764211382, 1611738830
ISBN 109780764211454, 9780764211386, 9781611738834
LC Control Number2013023254
OCLC/WorldCa828057372

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  An under-the-radar phone call from the U.S. State Department puts Marc Royce once again on assignment--ferreting out rumors of a clandestine operation stretching from Asia to the Mideast. At stake is Iran's threat to blockade the narrow Strait of Hormuz, cutting off vital shipping routes and escalating global tensions beyond the breaking point/5().   The U.S. military on Wednesday said Iranian forces briefly boarded a Liberian-flagged oil near the Strait of Hormuz, heightening tensions in the world's busiest oil waterway. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched underground ballistic missiles.   Why the Strait of Hormuz play a vital role in Geopolitics? Oil: According to US Energy Information Administration, nearly 20% of the total oil produced ( million barrels) passes through this strait annually i.e., one-sixth of the oil trade is dependent on this strait. Sea route: It is the only sea route out of Gulf for several OPEC countries (Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.

Iranian forces briefly seized an oil tanker marked with a Liberian flag near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, Pentagon officials told The Associated Press. Central Command published a black-and.   The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran .   The replica used in the drill resembles the Nimitz-class carriers that the U.S. Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow mouth of the waterway through which. All the latest breaking news on Strait of Hormuz. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Strait of Hormuz.

About one fifth of daily global oil production passes through the Strait of Hormuz. ISSN X. Thursday, J He is the author or editor of some 15 books and more than peer.   The replica used in the drill resembles the Nimitz-class carriers that the US Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz, the narrow mouth of the waterway. This review was written for Strait of Hormuz, Marc Royce Series #3. I truely enjoyed the entire Marc Royce series but Strait of Hormuz was my favorite. I really enjoyed how through out the book Marc stuck with his faith in Jesus and continually prayed/5(27). The threat of an Iranian blockade of the narrow Strait of Hormuz is escalating global tensions. Sanctions against Tehran have begun to bite, and it seeks to retaliate by cutting off vital shipping routes for crude oil. The specter of a preemptive Israeli strike has US officials on edge as they struggle to keep the world from plunging into the abyss/5(27).