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    The ship blocking the Suez is finally unstuck, but we could see bottlenecks like this again

    | by Popular Science

    The Suez Canal is what experts, like Professor Wei Liang of the Middlebury Institute, refer to as a choke point, and the world witnessed what happens when a choke point suddenly closes completely. Another global choke point on Liang’s radar is the Malacca Strait, off the coast of Malaysia. Popular Science spoke to Professor Liang who teaches in the MA in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy program about these choke points.