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Why This Shipping Route Is One of the World’s Most Dangerous | WSJ

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The Red Sea is one of the most important shipping waterways in the world, but the Israel-Hamas War has helped it also become one of the most dangerous. The Bab-el Mandeb Strait, or the Gate of Tears, is a vital passageway for ships traveling through the Suez Canal, but recent attacks from Houthis are creating a major maritime choke point.

WSJ explains how the cargo industry is responding to try and guard against attacks from the Houthis in Yemen.

0:00 The Gate of Tears
0:54 Houthi attacks in Yemen
2:33 Defending against attacks
3:11 What’s next?

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