Phil gives an update on the recent escalations between Iran and the international community, culminating in their capturing four oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. What’s the Strait of Hormuz, and why is it so important? Also, Cooper discusses the recent arrival of the Russian S-400 missiles in Turkey, and what that means for their participation in the American F-35 project. Jack Detsch joins the podcast and talks shop with the pod about both topics.

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Music: Ramesh - “Rood Khooneha” (Spotify  |  Apple Music)