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Sabre-Rattling in the Persian Gulf : legal and military aspects of the ideological confrontation between Iran and the United States / Sascha Albrecht; Walter Posch
AuthorPosch, Walter In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen Search Wikipedia for Walter Posch
ContributorAlbrecht, Sascha Search Wikipedia for Sascha Albrecht
Corporate nameStiftung Wissenschaft und Politik In der Gemeinsamen Normdatei der DNB nachschlagen Search Wikipedia for Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
PublishedBerlin : Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, 2012 ; Halle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt, 2012
HostHalle (Saale) : Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
Description7 S.
LanguageEnglish
Document typeE-Book
KeywordsKriegsgefahr Search Wikipedia for Kriegsgefahr / DE-615 Search Wikipedia for DE-615 / Iran Search Wikipedia for Iran / Ideologische Faktoren Search Wikipedia for Ideologische Faktoren
Keywords (GND)Iran Search Wikipedia for Iran / USA Search Wikipedia for USA / Golfstaaten Search Wikipedia for Golfstaaten / Straße von Hormos Search Wikipedia for Straße von Hormos
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URNurn:nbn:de:gbv:3:5-84417 Persistent Identifier (URN)
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When Iranian generals threatened in January 2012 to avenge any attack on the Islamic Republic by blocking the Strait of Hormuz Barack Obama responded promptly and robustly. In a message addressed personally to Iran's Supreme Leader the US President cautioned that »closing the Strait of Hormuz is our red line«. To underline its seriousness the warning was communicated to Supreme Leader Seyyed Ali Khamenei via several channels simultaneously. The Iranian reaction was reserved: they would study the message but generally speaking Obama had said nothing new about the American-Iranian relationship. To the extent that relations have been characterised by reciprocal mistrust since 1979 that is certainly true. With a lack of functioning communication channels between the two countries the resulting acute tensions are bound to come to a head at regular intervals