Pres. Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz, unveils sanctions
In tweet, Trump signals change to 40-year-old maritime security doctrine
Analyst sees move as a negotiating tactic amid heightened US-Iran tensions
US unveils new sanctions on Iranian leaders following attacks on drone, tankers
President Donald Trump signaled Monday that the US may lessen its role in the Strait of Hormuz as domestic oil and gas output grows and US energy imports fro
Strait of Hormuz: imbalance of forces and guerilla warfare
The deployment of 1,000 more US troops to the Middle East highlights the imbalance of forces in the region between Washington and Tehran, which is experienced in maritime guerilla warfare and likely to avoid full-scale battles, experts say.
Washington has not specified when and where the new contingent will be deployed, but it comes less than three weeks after the US announced it was sending 1,500 soldiers, along