Iran just came out and said they have full control of the Strait of Hormuz. They're going to bully and control all commercial ships going in and out from what they claim. http://thehill.com/policy/defense/403748-iran-no-need-for-us-navy-in-gulf "A general in Iran said Monday that the country has control of the Persian Gulf and warned the U.S. Navy to not have a presence there, Reuters reported. General Alireza Tangsiri, the head of the navy of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, told Tasnim news that Iran has control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. “We can ensure the security of the Persian Gulf and there is no need for the presence of aliens like the U.S. and the countries whose home is not in here,” he said, according to Reuters. “All the carriers and military and nonmilitary ships will be controlled and there is full supervision over the Persian Gulf. Our presence in the region is physical and constant and night and day.” Additionally, Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said any conflict between Iran and its enemies “will not be beneficial” for Iran’s enemies."