Strait of Hormuz

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First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Indian Ocean’s $18-Billion Piracy Stakes

“(The) Indian legal system lacks (a) clear and unambiguous mechanism to prosecute maritime pirates.. Piracy off the coast of Somalia has been a threat to international shipping and trade.”This was Ranjit Sinha, chief of Central Bureau of Investigation ... [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 19 2014 - Updated Oct 19 2014 - 1 reports

Sohar challenges Gulf ports in Oman diversification push

MUSCAT: An advertisement by the highway outside Dubai's massive Jebel Ali Port tells firms they don't need to ship goods through the Strait of Hormuz, the traditional gateway to the Gulf. Instead they can have goods delivered to a port in Oman, outside ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Oct 19 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

March of the Houthis

Yemen’s Houthis, a Shiite rebel group from the north of the country, took control of the capital Sanaa in late September, and is now marching south, having taken the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah and the surrounding governorate Tuesday night.Security ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 16 2014]
Entities: Yemen, Red Sea, Iran
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Sohar Port Challenges Gulf Rivals

An advertisement by the highway outside Dubai's massive Jebel Ali Port tells firms they don't need to ship goods through the Strait of Hormuz, the traditional gateway to the Gulf. Instead they can have goods delivered to a port in Oman, outside the Gulf, ... [Published Maritime Executive - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Hudaydah’ breaks the back of Tehran

THE Houthis’ control over the town of Al-Hudaydah has tested the patience of Yemenis, considering the harm caused by these militias which execute the agendas of Iran. This calls to mind an Arab adage that loosely translates to, ‘’Don’t be elated by the ... [Published Arab Times - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Cabinet likely to clear investment in Chabar Port in Iran

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet is likely to clear India's first overseas port project, Chabahar Port in Iran, on Wednesday. India's capital investment is pegged around Rs 500 crore for operationalisation of two cargo berths in this Iranian port.Sources said once ... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 6 reports

Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carter Doctrine

President Obama speaks Sunday at a new memorial in Washington dedicated to disabled veterans. Pool / After 34 years—and 14 conflicts around the Middle East—it's time to wean the U.S. off Persian Gulf oilAs the U.S.-led war in Syria enters its third ... [Published Time - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. military assets used in Syria

The U.S. military launched 14 airstrikes on ISIS targets in Syria early Tuesday using a variety of assets. F/A-18 jets and other aircraft were launched from the 103,600-ton aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush, shown here as it transits the Strait of ... [Published CNN - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

China's navy seeks security in Strait of Hormuz

LONDON – Bandar Abbas, home of Iran’s navy and the main port in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz, was hosting two Chinese naval vessels this week on a five-day goodwill visit, underlining the increasingly warm relationship between the two ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 2 reports

Iran, China Hold Joint Naval Exercise

Two Chinese warships docked at Bandar Abbas, Iran’s principal naval port, over the weekend, according to state-controlled media in both countries . . . the official Chinese news agency Xinhua reported that Chinese Navy vessels patrolling the Gulf of Aden ... [Published Lignet - Sep 24 2014]
Entities: Iran, Naval Exercise, China
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 4 reports

China’s navy enters Strait of Hormuz

Countries enjoying warm relationship. In search for security, China’s navy enters Strait of Hormuz: Kemp By John Kemp (Reuters) – Bandar Abbas, home of Iran‘s navy Continue Reading » ... [Published Maritime Security Review - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

The PetroYuan Cometh: China Docks Navy Destroyer In Iran’s Strait Of Hormuz Port

History and logic caution that current practices are not set in stone. With the rise of the “petroyuan,” movement towards a less dollar-centric currency regime in international energy markets—with potentially serious implications for the dollar’s broader ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Sep 22 2014]

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...capabilities were dependent on US target identification systems, US Air Force air-to-air refuelling, drones and smart bombs, and US expertise: "The mightiest military alliance in history is only 11 weeks into an operation against a poorly armed regime in a sparsely populated country… yet many allies are beginning to run shortshort of munitions, requiring the US, once more, to make up the difference."
Admiral Fadavi noted that Iran has joint economic resources and a common religion with the Persian Gulf states, and said, "Therefore we try to have Persian Gulf security as a top priority."
"When the rich get richer they get more powerful and that puts them in the position to lobby for policies that make them richer still" - former Clinton advisor Larry Summers

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Al-Qaida Magazine Resurgence Calls for Terroris... [Published International Business Times UK - 11 hours ago]
IRGC Aerospace Commander Blames US for Insecuri... [Published Fars News Agency - 14 hours ago]
The Indian Ocean’s $18-Billion Piracy Stakes [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Oct 20 2014]
Middle East: The Regional Chessboard [Published Counter Currents - Oct 19 2014]
Navy exercises bring Iran, China closer [Published AlMonitor - Oct 19 2014]
Sohar challenges Gulf ports in Oman diversifica... [Published Gulf Daily News - Oct 19 2014]
Concern Grows Over Succession of Oman’s Sultan [Published VOA News - Oct 16 2014]
Obama's Iran Nuclear Policy of Self-Delusion [Published Huffington Post UK - Oct 16 2014]
Sohar Port Challenges Gulf Rivals [Published Maritime Executive - Oct 16 2014]
March of the Houthis [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 16 2014]
Piracy approaches continue to rise in Sea of Om... [Published Muscat Daily - Oct 15 2014]
‘Hudaydah’ breaks the back of Tehran [Published Arab Times - Oct 15 2014]
Politics of partnership [Published Kathmandu Post - Oct 15 2014]
Cabinet likely to clear investment in Chabar Po... [Published Times of India - Oct 14 2014]
A shift in defense posture [Published Japan Times - Oct 14 2014]
Martha Raddatz, ABC News' Chief Global Affairs ... [Published WPVI Philadelphia - Oct 13 2014]
Yemen changes hands. Will an Iranian stronghold... [Published Enter Stage Right - Oct 13 2014]
What India can expect from PM Modi’s Myanmar vi... [Published Money Life - Oct 13 2014]
US-Japan Accord Vague, Lopsided, Analysts Claim... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 12 2014]
China and emerging politics in Bangladesh [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 12 2014]
The rise, and rise, of the tiny UAE energy power [Published CNN - Oct 10 2014]
The International Coalition is Fighting the Mos... [Published Huffington Post - Oct 10 2014]
Commander: Pirates hiding due to presence of Ir... [Published IRIB World Service - Oct 08 2014]
Commander: Pirates Hiding Due to Scary Presence... [Published Fars News Agency - Oct 08 2014]
New Japan-U.S. defense guidelines will stress g... [Published Japan Times - Oct 08 2014]
Declassified CIA Paper Reveals How The US Helpe... [Published Business Insider - Oct 07 2014]
New Technology Will Boost U.S. Naval Capabilities [Published The Georgian Times - Oct 07 2014]
Four foreign shipping lines ready to operate at... [Published BusinessWeek - Oct 06 2014]
US Navy set to deploy ‘swarms’ of robotic patro... [Published 7 Days in Dubai - Oct 06 2014]
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US-Japan Accord Vague, Lopsided, Analysts Claim... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Oct 12 2014]
TOKYO AND WASHINGTON — American and Japanese officials are at loggerheads in discussions toward completing their “vision statement” updating their 17-year-old defense cooperation guidelines, according to Japanese experts. An interim five-page planning ...
Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carte... [Published TIME.com - Oct 05 2014]
As the U.S.-led war in Syria enters its third week, Americans can be excused for believing their nation has been shooting up the Middle East forever. But they’d be wrong. It’s only been going on, off and on, since 34 years ago. That’s when, shortly ...
Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carte... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Oct 05 2014]
As the U.S.-led war in Syria enters its third week, Americans can be excused for believing their nation has been shooting up the Middle East forever. But they’d be wrong. It’s only been going on, off and on, since 34 years ago. That’s when, shortly ...
Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carte... [Published Swampland - Oct 05 2014]
As the U.S.-led war in Syria enters its third week, Americans can be excused for believing their nation has been shooting up the Middle East forever. But they’d be wrong. It’s only been going on, off and on, since 34 years ago. That’s when, shortly ...
Greasing the Skids of War: Rethinking the Carte... [Published The China Blog - Oct 05 2014]
As the U.S.-led war in Syria enters its third week, Americans can be excused for believing their nation has been shooting up the Middle East forever. But they’d be wrong. It’s only been going on, off and on, since 34 years ago. That’s when, shortly ...
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