US deploys about 750 paratroopers to the Middle East following attack on embassy in Baghdad

The Pentagon is dispatching about 750 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division to the Middle East in response to an attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad by Iranian-backed militia fighters, Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced on Tuesday. “This deployment is an appropriate and precautionary action taken in response to increased threat levels against U.S. […]

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Kim Jong-un’s new threats indicate sanctions are working in North Korea

After weeks of threatening the Trump administration with a “Christmas gift” that many assumed would be renewed ballistic missile tests, North Korea was notably silent as Christmas day passed. Kim’s threats were meant to press Trump toward offering concessions in the negotiations with the reclusive state, as Trump pushes for North Korea’s denuclearization and Kim […]

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