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An Iranian oil tanker slammed by rockets in the Red Sea, damaged and unassisted in its distress.The tanker is leaking oil — it can carry 1 million barrels of crude — so poses an immediate environmental risk and a danger to shipping in a busy waterway. Beyond that, however, it’s a geopolitical whodunit with big implications for an already febrile region.

The unexplained attack adds to tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia over…

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