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Onward And Upward: Iran

WASHINGTON: The Defense Department is considering a buildup of U.S. Navy forces in the Gulf as a show of force against Iran, a senior defense officia

WASHINGTON:

The Defense Department is considering a buildup of U.S. Navy forces in the Gulf as a show of force against Iran, a senior defense official said Tuesday.

Speaking on condition of anonymity because the idea has not been approved, the official said one proposal is to send a second aircraft carrier to the region amid increasing tensions with Iran, blamed for encouraging sectarian violence in neighboring Iraq as well as allegedly pursuing a nuclear weapons program...read on


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