A more useful discussion would include the probabilty that the closing would last for more than a few days. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • GeneG USA
    • 07.07.12 | 22:43 (IDT)

    Iran's capability to close the strait is virtually zero. They have a few crummy old destroyers, lots of small PT type boats and shore batteries that are easily destroyed. The US would bring to bear 3 aircraft carriers and guided missiles. If they do try a shutdown a suitable punishement would be to take out their oil fields. As usual Iran is not serious. Time to shut them up.

    from the article: Iran has not prepared bill for blocking Hormuz Strait, says parliament speaker
    First published 13:41 07.07.12 | Last updated 13:41 07.07.12
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