#usmilitarypresenceinthemiddleeast

  1. Sailors’ endurance tested amid 4 months of constant Red Sea threats

    By Bernat Armangue, Tara Copp Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower and its accompanying warships have spent four months straight at sea defending against ballistic missiles and flying attack drones fired by Iranian-backed Houthis, and are now more regularly als
  2. US kills 5 Iran-backed militia members in drone strike in Iraq

    By Haley Britzky and Natasha Bertrand, CNN US forces killed at least five Iran-backed militia members in a drone strike after the US “identified an imminent attack” was likely to be launched by militia forces in Kirkuk, Iraq, on Sunday, a US official said. It wasn’t immediately cle