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U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East

Reuters Monday, 17 June 2019
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran.
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