Listen: Donald Trump, Japan And Iran discussed on Thom Hartmann
"But last month, there were four attacks on tankers in the street. So Hormuz you know about a third of the world's oil comes out of this one region. And there's the, you know, the, the outback that Gulf region, and there's this little kind of isthmus that sticks up that creates what's called the straits of hormones. It's just a very narrow area. It's like going through a little tiny river between two giant, oceans and. Tankers going through there are vulnerable to small boats, all kinds of stuff, and there were four attacks last month. There were two today and let me let me put this in context, These number one Shinzo obey the, the prime minister of Japan met with Donald Trump just, you know, a few weeks ago, and Trump came over for the whole, you know, investitures ceremony for the new emperor and to watch a sumo match because, you know, he's into world wide wrestling. And an Abay is trying to, you know, Japan relies on Iranian oil among other things. And if rain oil is all together, cutoff countries that have literally have no oil like Japan are in deep trouble, or at least, you know, their expenses go up dramatically, and so he's trying to get Trump to work something out with Iran. And, you know, apparently Trump said, okay, cool, you know, you work something out, and maybe I'll join I don't know. We'll see you know, obviously, what Trump wants is a deal that doesn't have Obama's name on it. That has his name on it. But in any case, Shinzo Abe goes to Iran to sit down and negotiate with the Iranians"