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The US Department of Defence have deployed 15,000 troops to the Middle Eastern state of Kuwait as tensions with Iran escalate over US and EU sanctions in response to Iran’s defiance to halt its nuclear programme, which claimed to have produced its first nuclear fuel rod earlier this month. On Monday the EU passed a ban on Iranian oil exports following similar action by the US on Iran’s oil and Central Bank.
Originally posted by TDawgRex
The majority of those troops actually redeployed from Iraq. After a bit of time, there will be rotations of units, much like what happened after the first Gulf War, Bosnia and Kosovo.