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U.S.-led Gulf maritime coalition 'rebranded' to attract more countries

Aug 05, 2019 - Politico

Britain is joining the maritime coalition force protecting cargo ships in and around the Strait of Hormuz - but the mission, previously dubbed Operation Sentinel by the Pentagon, is being "rebranded" in an effort to attract more participation.

"The mission will see the Royal Navy working alongside the U.S. Navy to accompany merchant vessels through the Strait of Hormuz," the British government said in a statement, adding British forces would play a "leading role" in the international marit...