"Iran has assured Kuwait it will not try to close the vital Strait of Hormuz shipping route, Kuwait's ruler said in remarks carried by state-run news agency KUNA on Tuesday."
There is a deafening and increasingly painful silence as we await Iran's response to the cutoff of SWIFT forex processing. On the World News Desk we have stories showing the bite that the unprecedented move is taking out of the Iranian economy. The Iranians have made clear they (rightly) consider this an act of war. It was... The Iranians are choosing not to dance to the tempo of corporate-owned media. They are doing very little rattling of sabers.
And so we wait. – MCR