Michael MoranJuly 29, 2013 05:35
The year is 2030, and a crisis in the Persian Gulf once again threatens to become a debacle of global proportions. Yet by 2030, the cast has changed. More than likely, warships from a host of Asian countries — including Japan, China and India — will be regular visitors to the Gulf by that time. These nations, not the United States or its European allies, will have the greatest stake in preventing a calamity that could damage their economies.