U.S. Builds Several New Bases in Iraq near Iran

(Breaking Defense) Arie Egozi - The U.S is building at least three semi-permanent new bases very close to the Iranian border in northern Iraq, Israeli sources said. The U.S. plans to establish one military base near the city of Sulimania, another near the city of Halabja, 14 km. from the Iranian border, and a third south of Erbil province. Prof. Uzi Rabi, director of the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University, said the U.S. realized "they have to keep a real presence and they are doing it by building bases in the Kurdish areas."

2020-01-28 00:00:00

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