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US to increase military presence in the Middle East to deter Iran

US to increase military presence in the Middle East to deter Iran


NOW THIS.>>>IRAN HAS BEEN A VERY DANGEROUS PLAYER. VERY BAD PLAYER. THEY’RE A NATION OF TERROR? AND WE WON’T PUT UP WITH IT. MELISSA: PRESIDENT TRUMP SOUNDING OFF ON ESCALATING TENSIONS WITH IRAN MOMENTS AGO AS THE PENTAGON IS WEIGHING POSSIBLE TROOP DEPLOYMENT TO THE THE MIDDLE EAST. PETER BROOKES, SENIOR FELLOW AT HERITAGE FOUNDATION. WHAT DO YOU MAKE OF RECENT TROOP MOVEMENTS WHAT THE PRESIDENT SAID HE IS WILLING TO DO?>>MELISSA, THEY’RE TALKING ABOUT SENDING ADDITIONAL 10,000 TROOPS. WE HAVE 15,000 TROOPS IN THE REGION ON DAY-TO-DAY BASIS. TALKING ABOUT PERHAPS ANOTHER 10,000. THAT HAS NOT BEEN MADE. WE INCREASED TROOP PRESENCE BY 33% FROM 1 TO 20,000. WE’RE TALKING ABOUT PRACTICALLY DOUBLING TROOP PRESENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST. THIS IS ABOUT SIGNALING. THIS IS TELLING YOU ARE RAIN YOU SHOULD NOT DO SOME THINGS YOU MAY BE THINKING ABOUT DOING, TO DETER THEM, DISSUADE THEM, TAKING ACTIONS AGAINST OUR INTERESTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST. WE’RE NOT REALLY QUITE SURE WHICH INTERESTS WERE THREATENED. I SENSE IT HAD SOMETHING TO DO WITH OUR DIPLOMATIC FACILITIES AND SOLDIERS IN IRAQ, BASED ON SECRETARY POMPEO’S TRIP THERE, SECRET MISSION, WASN’T SECRET AFTER HE GOT THERE. WHEN HE WENT THERE, THE FACT THAT WE’RE CONCERNED ABOUT ABOUT PARAMILITARY UNIT IN IRAQ. DRAW DOWN OF MILITARY FORCE, NON-ESSENTIAL PERSONNEL AT AMERICAN DIPLOMATIC FACILITIES. IT IS TO TELL IRAN, YOU DON’T WANT TO CROSS THIS LINE. WE’RE READY TO DOUBLE DOWN IF WE NEED TO WITH MILITARY FORCE. MELISSA: THE WAY THE ADMINISTRATION PAINTS THE PICTURE WHAT HAPPENED, TAKING ADVANTAGE OF BASICALLY EVERYONE UNDER THE IRAN DEAL, USING WHATEVER MONIES COMING IN TO FUND TERROR, KEEPING UP ACTIVITY, GOING ALONG WITH THE BAREST MINIMUM OF THE NUCLEAR DEAL, WHO KNOWS, BUT WHEN THE PRESIDENT CAME IN AND TOOK THE DEAL AWAY, THEIR ECONOMY WAS THEN IN A FREEFALL, YOU KNOW, THERE WAS INFLATION, A LOT OF ECONOMIC PRESSURE AS A RESULT, THEY BEGAN THREATENING, THREATENING TO LASH OUT IN A MILITARY SENSE AND THAT IS WHY NOW TO CREATE EVEN MORE PRESSURE, HE MOVED INTO THE REGION. FIRST OF ALL, DO YOU AGREE WITH THAT SORT OF CHARACTERIZATION OF WHAT HAPPENED SO FAR? AND DOES THAT MAKE YOU FEEL LIKE FEEL LIKE WE’RE GETTING CLOSER TO A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION OR CLOSER TO WAR?>>I DON’T THINK WE’RE WALTZ TOWARD WAR, MELISSA. UNITED STATES IS SENDING STRONG SIGNALS TO IRAN, YOU DO NOT WANT TO CROSS THESE LINES, TAKE SOME SORT OF ACTION AGAINST U.S. INTERESTS IN THAT PART OF THE WORLD. THE IDEA OF A MAXIMUM PRESSURE CAMPAIGN BY THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, BRING IRAN BACK TO THE TABLE, TO ADDRESS SOME THINGS AND OTHER THINGS THAT YOU TALKED ABOUT, ABOUT THE BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM. THE FACT THEY DO ADVANCED RESEARCH ON CENTRIFUGES. THE CONCERN OBVIOUSLY ABOUT IRAN GETTING A LOT OF MONEY IN ITS POCKETS IT CAN USE NOT ONLY TO SUPPORT GROUPS LIKE HAMAS AND HEZBOLLAH BUT FOR MILITARY MODERNIZATION. RECENTLY THEY’RE SUPPORTING HOUTHI REBELS IN YEMEN AND SYRIAN REGIME AND SYRIAN CIVIL WAR IN DAMASCUS. THERE IS A LOT OF CONCERNS. IRAN IS A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO INTERNATIONAL SECURITY. THE ADMINISTRATION IS SHOWING US THAT THEY’RE SERIOUS ABOUT COUNTERING THAT THREAT. MELISSA: WHAT COULD A POLITICAL SOLUTION LOOK LIKE THOUGH? I HEAR A LOT OF PEOPLE SAYING WE’RE DIVING THEM TOWARDS TO GET THEM BACK AT TABLE, IF THEIR GOAL IS DEATH DEATH TO THE WEST, “DEATH TO AMERICA,” DEATH TO ISRAEL, NOT LIKE THEY WILL GO BACK OFF THAT?>>YOU MAKE A GOOD POINT, THIS IS HEAVY LIFT. THIS IS IN THE SAME CATEGORY AS NORTH KOREA WITH DIFFERENT ELEMENTS. ESPECIALLY THE TERRORISM ELEMENT WE SEE OUT OF IRAN. MELISSA: YEAH.>>IN A DIFFERENT PART OF THE WORLD, BUT YES, THIS IS A HEAVY LIFT. THEIR REGIME IS VERY ANTI-AMERICAN. IT IS BUILT ITSELF ON BEING ANTI-AMERICAN AND ANTI-WEST. SO IT WILL BE VERY HARD FOR THEM TO CHANGE THEIR BEHAVIOR BUT IN THE MEANTIME WHILE WE’RE TRYING TO ENCOURAGE THEM TO DO SO, WE HAVE TO PROTECT OUR INTERESTS. THAT INCLUDES DOING THINGS ON THE POLITICAL SCALE, ECONOMICALLY AN OF COURSE, IF NECESSARY, MILITARILY. SO THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT CHALLENGE. UP THERE WITH NORTH KOREA, RUSSIA, CHINA, I WOULD SAY THESE ARE THE FOUR TOP FOREIGN POLICY CHALLENGES THAT THE UNITED

Comments (100)

  1. IT'S ALL ABOUT NATIONAL SECURITY, SOMETHING DEMOCRATS CAN'T GRASP.

  2. “I wish him a lot of luck.” smiles. Pimp move

  3. Iran hasn’t done anything wrong. WTF.?
    Even the British military have said WTF.
    How about the USA start disassembling your weapons..?

  4. LMAO such low troop levels. The question is what kind and how many weapons will each combat soldier control? How many bullets or missiles can they fire?

  5. USA nation of terror. There economy based on war…

  6. USA 🇺🇸 is Mother of all nations and ISRAEL 🇮🇱 is Father this 2 will decide wat to do to whom based on their benefits 😮

  7. hahahaha the title of this video is funny…DETER IRAN?? from what?

  8. What's the matter Trump?Can't the Saudis and Israel look after themselves?

  9. Trump 2020 USA # 1

  10. what a stupid and ignorant commentator

  11. This just provokes them even more…it’s like them sending military personnel to Canada lol

  12. ميت إلى إيران 🇮🇷🔥⚰️ ميت إلى إيران 🇮🇷🔥⚰️

  13. How is Iran a threat to the US and who have they attacked or started a war with?

  14. I, like most here, do not want the US to get involved in another Middle East war, BUT Iran has been a thorn in our side for a long time and at least we’re not beating around the bush in proxy wars. Iran is a root cause of many of the MidEast problems and at least this war, unlike the previous wars, will directly address those issues

  15. The open Southern border is a much more imminent threat to the US.

  16. It's time for regime change

  17. All theses thousands of troops ready to die in fake war lol 😂

  18. Americans are Zionist puppets for Israel fricken brain washed idiots Babylon will fall

  19. One thing we can always be sure about, and that is our government will always tell the truth about war. I mean they only lied about Libya, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Somalia, Afghanistan, Korea, Vietnam, WW2, WW1, and all the other wars I didn't list. Other than these, we can fully trust the U.S. government and know that war with Iran is for our self defense.

  20. US created al-queda, US created ISIS. Destroyed Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan.. US Is THE threat to world peace.

  21. who is threatening who? https://www.reddit.com/r/worldpolitics/comments/8oprm0/if_iran_surrounded_the_us_with_military_bases/

  22. USA did a military war simulation against Iran and they lost 20K soliders in a day.
    A war with Iran is a verybad idea.

  23. the iranian people are pro_ american unlike,their goverment..hope vvarmongers get abducated by SPACE ALIENS b4 its 2late. PEACE

  24. waste of U.S people's money and life of Solders… every country right to protect future.. if Israel has Nuclear .. then iran can develop??

  25. There is not going to be a war. All this troops movement is a waste of time. Nothing will happen and this is the truth. lol.

  26. Guess no iphone for me huh

  27. We are going to have to fight our enemies at some point. It's Better to do it while we have a strong leader in office that's pro American and not an apologist for Americans. +++ #Trump2020 +++.

  28. USA wants IRAN's OIL, Iran has the most oil in the world now. USA is like the Vikings but the Vikings were forthcoming about their endeavours, and the USA lies to the world and its own population to justify the killing and theft.

  29. Bring it On TRUMP! I plead with the Americans who have humanity…remove this Tyrant Trump along with dickheads Mike pompous and John bolton if you want your soldiers to survive a useless baseless war and save thousands of lives.. .your soldiers are getting killed because Israel can't stand anyone stopping their oppressive actions and genocide against Palestine.. .wake up..stand up!!..Stop this war..getout in the streets..make your voices heard..knock on the white house doors

  30. War, war, war…..no matter who's in office. I think it's time to wake up folks.

  31. There is no way you could get UN aproval to start the war in iran. Are you gonna disrespect international law again…,?

  32. Don't fuk with Persia

  33. White terrorists are now targeting Iran. Anyone who remembers the history knows who the real terrorists are. The strategy of the white terrorists is to call the opposition as terrorists before attacking them.

  34. Pakistan and Iran are the terrorism sponsoring two nations in the world gunavaradhan ex army para s f India

  35. The 28 pages refers to the final section of the December 2002 report of the Joint Inquiry into Intelligence Community Activities before and after the Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001, conducted by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. This section is titled "Part IV: Finding, Discussion and Narrative Regarding Certain Sensitive National Security Matters," and summarizes investigative leads that show financial, logistical and other support provided to the hijackers and their associates by Saudi officials and others who were Saudi agents.

  36. US is the biggest terrorist nation of the world

  37. What happened to you Trump?

  38. The only bombs Iran is going to throw at the USA are Kebabs.
    Stupid Muricans should be moving their fleet to South China Sea. LOLOL

  39. UN is the biggest joke. I've ever seen. What if Iranians say that americunts are the bad people. We gotta send our troops. wtf!!!

  40. TRUMP is terror commander

  41. Man….the US is hell bent on starting a war,THE WAR in the middle east.
    …..getting to the point that I'm ashamed to call myself an american

  42. How about increase a presence at American borders!!!!!!!!! over 3000 lawless latinos and now africans with Ebola are crossing the border illegally EVERY SINGLE DAY!

  43. American and its Allies are so huge and Iran is just one small nation. If Iran can withstand this war just like the old Iran-Iraq war, then Iran are good. Trump just want to use this excuse to sell more arms to Saudi and other Arab nations. He has to come out with fake charges against Iran. He know American is losing the war in the Middle-East, especially in Syria and Iraq, so this is the best excuse for him to send more troop there without Congress approval. China and Russia is smart to watch from the sidelines. Let Iran and America fight it off until the end and learn from it.

  44. Don't say Iran is a threat to the International community, because they are not. How many nations has Iran attacked in the last 100 years? 0 and how many nations has the US attacked in the last 100 years? you don't have to be good in math to know who is the agressor. Numbers don't lie. It's simple, US go home. No one needs your protection.

  45. Iran won't get back to the table even if Trump puts 100 times more sanctions on Iran , this leads to nothing but a huge war

  46. What are they terror for? Zero evidence of whatsoever. You are the one who's invading them? Didn't you say Iraqi war was US's worse decision before you were elected? This is not from someone who doesn't like Trump, this is from a Trump follower, me a Chinese, defended you in classes and on social media against Americans who are anti Trump. And now Trump you are doing this, you are turning away your followers.

  47. Deter them from what!? WE are the terrorists for Israel.

  48. Man our Borders!, we are being Invaded by Central America !

  49. USA MADE IRAN WHAT IT IS TODAY, THAT WHY GOD IS DOING TO THE USA & ISREAL LIVE WITH LOVE NOT WAR NO WAR OR GOD GOING TO FEEL THE HEAT PLEASE GOD LET IT BE SHOW THEM ALL WHO HAVE THE POWER POWER POWER.

  50. Trump, pompeo, bolton and republican party is blood sucker they are the US vampires.

  51. Is iran threatening america ??? Why america is in others region and trying to be a Vega bond or a macho man. What stupid leadership of a good nation. Unfortunately american power is hijacked by zionists.

  52. AAAAAAHHHHAAAAAAAAAHHHHAAAAAA

  53. NEW NARRATIVE – TO SUPPORT A NEW "SELF-SERVING' CAUSE- DON'T BE FOOLED!!! SEE WHAT YOU STARTED cheney – war for profit????!!!

  54. Yawns. There won't be no war. All threats and big talk, carry on…..

  55. Dont you ask why they hate america?

  56. you won't be sending my children, send your own

  57. any progress in washing powder search

  58. Rex Tillerson is gone Mike Pompeo is taking over

  59. Iran beware…… Well Done Trump God Bless

  60. The U.S. moving troops to Middle East is very tactical, not only the perceived threat toward Iran which I think very secondary, but, closing the gap for Russia's movement and to control Russia (and may be Turkey?)if there is NATO-Russia's conflict in the very very near future. The U.S. primary target is the Russians, not Iran. Iran is "very small" for the U.S.

  61. Dumbo will do it too ,. say goodbye to a genneration ,. ,

  62. You mean America! The real terrorist to the world!

  63. if us Iran war. America will win. but us people not gonna get job. economy will go down!

  64. Not the nation of terror. The regime of terror. be careful about what you say.

  65. I knew I would find something like this. This and oil makes them a fake threat. The same thing with Venezuela The American leaders are sick their addiction to money is out of control. Iran embarked on the National Rare Earth Elements Exploration Operation last year with the cooperation of Geological Survey of Iran, the private sector and a European consultant to determine the country's proven reserves. The exploration first identified Sangan Mineral Zone located in the northwestern Khorasan Razavi Province. Substantial reserves of rare earth elements, as well as gold, copper, lead, zinc and iron ore, were discovered in the 12,000-square-kilometer zone. Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation is currently studying the extraction and exploitation methods of vanadium, gallium, nickel, cadmium, and tungsten and will soon start production of these rare earth ingots and alloy. The global rare earth metal market was valued at around $5 billion in 2014 and is expected to reach $9 billion in 2020, growing at a double-digit between 2015 and 2020, according to Zion Research, a market intelligence company providing global business information reports and services. Currently, China produces over 90% of the world's rare earth elements and effectively controls the global market of this high-demand mineral.

  66. Iran sends troops to usa to deter muricans.

  67. the news anchor ,she lost her virginity the age of 13 with blackman. almost every american 😂😂😂

  68. why do i feel like the numbers for UAE and KUWAIT ARE OFF???

  69. "Beautiful ideals were painted for our boys who were sent out to die. The was the "war to end wars." This was the "war to make the world safe for democracy." No one told them that dollars and cents were the real reason." -General Smedley Butler

  70. Regime is CIA puppet ,these all BS talking ,these morons are playing dirty game with each other ,Iranian people are suffering the most.

  71. What about pakistan??….america please came here for your complete destruction 🇵🇰 💥 👊👊
    We'll do same as we did with indian pilot.😎✌

  72. Why don't you just let the Middle East, deal with the Middle East. Maybe just sit back and watch what happens. Then deal with the one standing.!

  73. Trump: Iran has some really bad hombres over there

  74. THESE FILTHY COWBOYS THINK THEY CAN GO N CONQUER THE WORLD

  75. Nation of terror or regime of terror.

  76. u s a afraid iran thats u s a no like war go back

  77. Down with America

  78. Allahu Snackbar

  79. This will be a big mistake if US even try to attack Iran after Vietnam. Iran is not Iraq

  80. US to increase military presence in the Middle East to deter Iran
    The truth also is while all our troops that are being sent there we can and may be attacked while we are more short handed, and other countries see this moment.

  81. Iran has no any assault in its history but lets see history of usa ..they’ve been assaulted to many countries and killed many innocent people and children..tell me now who is the real terrorist ..iran or America?? Search the history first before any comments the you know who’s the nation of terrorists…one day the middle east will be the grave of american troops …hope not but america is abusing the world …

  82. End line – money and politics have more value then human life today. Till NWO confirm in the next 10 years.

  83. [ https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.voanews.com/amp/4502224.html ]

  84. Apocalypse : is this my cue ?

  85. Iran should stop over the nuclear programme

  86. Make sure your sons and daughters are in the front line # nope but key lago playin’ golf .

  87. lots of money for presence no money for a wall or infrastructure

  88. America is the nation of teror

  89. Afghanistan Iraq, Libya, Syria, who hasn't USA got problem with now they want Iran, they dnt like Russia, they have problem with China when will people wake and really see whats happening usa started from terrorism and carried on like terrorists why is all Europe playing in its favour whilst threatening all Europeans with sanction if they don't dance to trumps tune

  90. Setanyahu pulling the strings for more American young men to be sent to their untimely deaths for the zionists to achieve their war mongering turn ons.

  91. Good job “MCDonald “for making the 2 Muslim country FIGTH (weakens the other one )then attack the other ,then after their WAR u will damaged S.arabia , while at the same time making money of billions from THEM (war equipments and American soldiers for rent )and at the same time killing Muslims the community U HATE it’s a win win situation for mcDONALD “GOOD PLAN “.

  92. Be concerned with your country.
    Stop messing with us.

  93. Why do u interfere

  94. This is Trump's ace in the hole. Place our military in harms way and anything can happen at any time and Trump can take action to divert attention away from the justice that is knocking at his door. Don't think for a minute that Trump won't use the military for his own advantage, right down to starting a war. It's just a case of who to pick a fight with and Iran seems the most likely opponent. .

  95. IT WONT BE A WAR, IT WILL BE A CAMEL STOMP

  96. Why is America in the middle East anyway? Warmongering cancer

  97. Bring our troops home.

  98. Well that didn’t work. How about diplomacy. Or just keep doing the aggressive thing

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