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US not sending 14,000 troops to Mideast: Pentagon

Press TV – December 5, 2019

The Pentagon has denied a report concerning the expansion of US military presence in the Middle East.

The denial came in reaction to an article published in the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday.

The paper claimed that Washington was weighing the deployment of fourteen-thousand additional troops and a dozen of naval vessels in the region, to counter alleged threats from Iran.

A Pentagon spokesman, however, said that they were not considering sending additional troops to the Middle East.

“To be clear, the reporting is wrong. The U.S. is not considering sending 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East,” Alyssa Farah tweeted.

December 5, 2019 - Posted by | Fake News, Mainstream Media, Warmongering | ,

1 Comment »

  1. What is this “OLD” Press TV – December 5, 2019 doing on here ?????

    Much More Important is this ““Why doesn’t anyone ever speak honestly about the six-hundred-pound gorilla in the room? Nobody has mentioned Israel in this conference and we all know it’s American Jews with all their money and power who are supporting every war in the Middle East for Netanyahu? Shouldn’t we start calling them out and not letting them get away with it?” … ue
    By Philip Giraldi • Unz Review • September 19, 2017.
    https://alethonews.com/2017/09/19/americas-jews-are-driving-americas-wars/
    .

    Like

    Comment by trueman2u | December 5, 2019 | Reply


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