• The US is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East to confront Iran after the recent tanker attacks

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The Pentagon has made the decision to bring in additional forces to the Middle East, in the wake of the recent tanker attacks, which the US has blamed on Iran.
    Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan announced Monday afternoon that 1,000 additional troops are being sent to the Middle East to bolster the US deterrence force.
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    One thousand additional troops are being sent to the Middle East to deal with the threat from Iran, the Pentagon announced Monday afternoon in an emailed statement to Pentagon reporters.
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  • The US military is building a case against Iran with clearer images from the latest tanker attacks

    The US military is building a case against Iran with clearer images from the latest tanker attacks

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The US military is working to rapidly declassify evidence of Iran's alleged culpability in the latest tanker attacks.
    The Pentagon released around a dozen photos Monday afternoon, with some providing a clearer image of the crew of an Iranian patrol boat taking what the US military says is an unexploded limpet mine from off the side of one of the damaged tankers.
    The US military argues that "Iran is responsible for the attack," explaining that Iran had "the resources and proficiency needed to quickly remove the unexploded limpet mine," suggesting familiarity with the weapon.
    The US blamed...
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