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Expert who predicted Iran's seizure of Marshall Islands ship: "It's disgraceful that the Obama administration has just pushed this aside"

On Tuesday, Iran seized a Marshall Islands cargo ship called the Maersk Tigris, heading through the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

The Marshall Islands is a small country that gained independence in 1986.

However, in accordance with a treaty that was signed, the US has full legal responsibility for the defence of the Islands.

This is why this move is so provocative.

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