Between the Front Lines Europe Caught in the Crossfire of Iran-U.S. Spat

Iranian provocations in the Strait of Hormuz threaten to torpedo the EU's balancing act between U.S. President Donald Trump and the leadership in Tehran. Much depends on what British Prime Minister Boris Johnson chooses to do.
Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard storming the Stena Impero .

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard storming the Stena Impero .

Foto: Morteza Akhoondi / Mehr News Agency / AP
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may follow Trump's lead.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may follow Trump's lead.

Foto: Lu Muzi/ Xinhua/ imago images
Foto: DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL