US sending more forces to the Middle East Gulf to combat Iran vessel seizures
Move comes after US Navy recently thwarted two attempted seizures of US-affiliated vessels in the region
The US is sending more forces to the Middle East Gulf amid heightened tensions in the region. Increasing its military assets in the region will help the US sustain its deterrence capability, but will ‘almost certainly’ warrant a response from Tehran and increases the risk of miscalculation, experts warn
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