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The Pentagon announced on Monday that 1,000 additional US troops and more military resources will be sent to the Middle East.

“In response to a request from the US Central Command for additional forces, and with the advice of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and in consultation with the White House, I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East,” acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said in a statement. 36 more words

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Pentagon orders 1,000 more American troops to Middle East as Iran tensions mount

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