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US boosts military presence in Middle East following “vague” tip off from Israel’s Mossad

US boosts military presence in Middle East following “vague” tip off from Israel’s Mossad

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Washington’s decision to increase its military presence in the Middle East has been triggered by the fact that US intelligence has acquired data indicating that Iran is planning attacks on US forces and allies in the region, The Wall Street Journal confirmed on Tuesday, citing unnamed US officials. According to The Wall Street Journal, US intelligence has found out that Iran has plans to target US forces in Iraq and possibly in Syria, while it is also going to stage attacks in Ba-el-Mandeb strait near Yemen through its proxies and in the Persian Gulf with its own armed drones. Iran reportedly may seek to attack US forces in Kuwait as well. Iranian threat may be coming both from land and water, US officials told The Wall Street Journal, adding that they are surprised with the specificity of the Iranian plans to target US forces. However, it remains unclear if these plans are unavoidable, or Iranian moves depend on the further development of the US-Iranian relations. Comment: Iran…
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