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Pentagon deploying another 1,000 troops to the Middle East

CBS News Monday, 17 June 2019
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced Monday that the Pentagon will deploy about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran. This comes after officials say they have proof Iran is behind an attack on oil tankers last week. CBS News' David Martin reports.
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The Pentagon is set to send 1,000 additional soldiers to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, CNN reports.

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