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U.S. Deploys Troops To Middle East, Citing Threat Of Iran

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According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the United States announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, calling it an effort to boost defenses against Iran while it accused the Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks.

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