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US to send troops to Saudi Arabia as tensions with Iran grow

Posted on AllSides July 20th, 2019
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The Pentagon has said US troops are being deployed to Saudi Arabia to defend American interests from "emergent credible threats".
The move comes amid heightened tensions with Iran over the safety of shipping lanes in the Gulf.
Saudi Arabia confirmed that King Salman had approved the move "to strengthen regional security and stability".

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