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  • US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves

    WASHINGTON (AP) " The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran.White House national security adviser John Bolton said Sunday that the U.S. is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region." That area includes the Middle East.Bolton says the move is in response to what he calls "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings." He isn't [

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  • US military believes Iran's government approved attacks on US forces

    Officials with the United States military believe that the government of Iran gave its surrogates and proxy forces the go-ahead to attack U.S. forces.Here's what we knowAccording to NBC News, which cited three U.S. officials familiar with the matter, an Iranian official talked about using groups backed by Iran to target American forces. These discussions were coupled with movement of Iranian-backed forces in the Middle East. These groups include Yemen's Houthi rebels, who have attacked U.S....

  • The Latest: Some allies skeptical about US claims on Iran

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 9:50 p.m. Some U.S. allies are expressing skepticism about the Trump administration’s claims that Iran poses a growing threat in the