SOURCE: Daily Beast
In 1987, Trump attacked Reagan’s deployment in the Gulf to protect ‘ships we don’t own, carrying oil we don’t need destined for allies who won’t help.’
SOURCE: Washington Post
The bloody Iran-Iraq war from 1980 to 1988 also played out in the Persian Gulf, and hundreds of ships owned by or associated with the two sides were targeted in the conflict.
As tensions escalate between Iran and Saudi Arabia, a dispute over the name of the body of water between them illustrates the disagreements at the heart of their dispute.
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