Despite all of Iran's blustering, closing the Straits of Hormuz would not be as easy as it...

|By:, SA News Editor

Despite all of Iran's blustering, closing the Straits of Hormuz would not be as easy as it claims, say U.S. analysts. Iranian boats are too small, and don't have the capability to sustain a prolonged blockade. It would be a harassment effort at best. Besides, analysts say, any attempt will be met by an immediate response from the U.S. Fifth Fleet based in Bahrain.