Pentagon to present White House with plans to deploy up to 10K troops to Middle East: report

Source: The Hill | May 22, 2019 | Chris Mills Rodrigo

The Pentagon is set to present the White House with a request to deploy 10,000 troops to the Middle East, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.

The move is reportedly to counter threats posed by Iran.

Officials told the AP that it isn’t clear if the White House will approve sending all or just some of the requested forces.

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