Report: US Reviewing Plans To Deploy Up To 120,000 Troops To Mideast Amid Escalation With Iran

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The White House is reportedly reviewing plans to deploy as many as 120,000 US troops to the Middle East in the event that Iran moves to boost its uranium enrichment or launches attacks on American targets.

The plan — which approaches the level of troop buildup prior to the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 — was presented last Thursday during a meeting of defense chiefs, The New York Times reported late Monday citing more than half a dozen unnamed defense officials in US President Donald Trump’s administration.

The report said the plan was the most aggressive of several proposals presented during the Pentagon meeting on the order of hawkish US national security adviser John Bolton in light of escalating tensions with Iran.

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{Matzav.com}

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  1. Remembering Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and “minor operations” I’d say it’s a poor call. Better call, nukes (altho I question the Government’s ability to adopt a reasonable plan – minimalist but effective). If this is AQUM’s idea of Milkhemes mitzvah, I’m not sure the Onkel Donisht is up to it, notwithstanding his superior ability on other fronts. Yidn, figure out reasonable targets and plan accordingly.

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