U.S. Sends Air-Defense Systems to Gulf Countries

(Wall Street Journal) Gordon Lubold - The U.S. is deploying nearly a dozen air-defense systems to countries across the Middle East ahead of Israel's expected land invasion of Gaza, U.S. officials said. The Pentagon is sending a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, system to Saudi Arabia, and Patriot surface-to-air missile systems to Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE. The Biden administration had pulled some of the same systems out of the region in recent years, based on projections that the region had stabilized.

2023-10-25 00:00:00

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