World Jun 18

A U.S. military image released by the Pentagon in Washington on June 17, shows personnel that the Pentagon says are members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese owned commercial motor tanker. Photo by U.S. Navy via Reuters
U.S. sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran

The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons. At the same…

May 23

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters the Defense Department has not yet determined how many troops might be sent to reinforce the existing U.S. military presence in the region. He disputed reports by The Associated Press and others that…

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