The attacks, which the U.S. blamed on Iran but Tehran has denied, have exposed vulnerabilities in the vital trade route, the Saudi official said. Gulf states are struggling to mount a strong defense against drones and torpedoes. “The key thing now is to find a way to deal with those type of attacks in the future and assure everyone that those routes are still safe,” the official said. U.S. military officials released a video showing what they said was an Iranian patrol crew removing an unexploded mine from a tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Photo: U.S. Navy One of the tankers attacked Thursday, a Norwegian vessel, appeared to have been hit by a torpedo. The other tanker, owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co., was struck by two “flying objects,” the president of the Japanese […]