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Trump reportedly asked for options to attack Iran but was talked out of it
'Iran has already demonstrated that they will respond to our actions and we should always expect that they will do so'
What a fake aircraft carrier reveals about how Iran plans to take on the US
Iran's 'Great Prophet 14' military exercise included rocket and missile launches, anti-aircraft fire, drone attacks, and ship maneuvers, culminating in an attack a barge designed to look like a U.S. Nimitz-class carrier
Trump vetoes resolution limiting his ability to wage war against Iran
President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed a resolution that sought to prevent him from taking military action against Iran without congressional approval.
Trump warns Iran against possible ‘sneak attack’ on US forces in Iraq
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that Iran or its proxies planned a sneak attack on U.S. targets in Iraq, and warned they would pay a "very heavy price" but gave no details
The US is using AC-130 gunships to blow targets out of the water in a clear message to Iran
The Navy and U.S. Special Operations Command conducted a first-of-its-kind exercise last week: tasking the beloved AC-130 gunship to seek out and destroy small surface threats in the Arabian Sea.
Congress approves resolution prohibiting Trump from attacking Iran
The president is expected to veto the legally binding joint resolution
Senate votes to limit Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump's ability to wage war against Iran, rebuking him weeks after a strike against an Iranian military commander and Tehran's retaliation raised fears of broader regional conflict
US warns Iran’s new Quds Force commander ‘will meet the same fate’ as Soleimani if he kills Americans
A top U.S. diplomat threatened the Iranian general who succeeded slain Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, telling Asharq al-Awsat newspaper Thursday that he "will meet the same fate" if he kills Americans
Here’s how US and Iranian forces compare in the Middle East
The U.S. already has overwhelming force in the Middle East to deal with any threat from Iran, as it has built up air, ground and naval assets steadily since last May, as well as recent preparations for a possible conflict
Why going AWOL to avoid fighting against Iran is a terrible idea
In the wake of the U.S. airstrike against Iranian commander Maj. Gen Qasem Soleimani, some left-leaning veterans groups have suggested on social media that if you don't want to go to war with Iran, you should go UA (unauthorized absence). This is terrible advice. I know, because at the height of the war in Iraq, I helped kick out more than 100 Marines who did just that.
Trump to Iran: If you attack us, we’ll hit the same number of targets as US hostages you took in 1979
'Those targets, and Iran itself, WILL BE HIT VERY FAST AND VERY HARD,' the Trump tweeted on Saturday. "The USA wants no more threats!'
Thousands of Marines are headed to the Middle East as Iran pledges retaliation
A Navy amphibious assault ship with thousands of Marines on board will skip a planned training exercise in Africa to instead head toward the Middle East as tensions there spike
Why neither George W. Bush nor Barack Obama tried to kill Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani
On Thursday evening, the Pentagon confirmed that at the direction of President Donald Trump, U.S. forces killed Iranian general Qassim Suleimani in an air strike near Baghdad's airport, the most drastic step towards conflict with Iran of the 21st century
Pompeo says Suleimani’s killing makes the world a ‘safer place’ as the State Department tells Americans to flee Iraq
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday declared the world "a much safer place" following the death of top Iranian general Qassim Suleimani — just as the State Department urged Americans in Iraq to leave the country immediately out of fear of retaliation from Iran
Iran may have been behind attack on Iraq’s Balad Air Base, State Department says
"We're waiting for full evidence, but if past is prologue then there's a good chance that Iran was behind it"
The Navy could deploy a second carrier to the Middle East if Trump orders an Iran surge, top admiral says
"If there is a requirement to surge, we will be ready to surge."
Navy warship seizes suspected Iranian missile parts headed to Yemen
U.S. Navy warship seized advanced missile parts believed to be linked to Iran from a boat it had stopped in the Arabian Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, as Trump's administration pressures Tehran to curb its activities in the region.
‘Time to take out our swords’ — Inside Iran’s plot to attack Saudi Arabia
Four months before a swarm of drones and missiles crippled the world's biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, Iranian security officials reportedly gathered at a heavily fortified compound in Tehran to choose targets
A Navy carrier strike group just rolled up on Iran’s doorstep
The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, amid simmering tensions between Iran and the United States
How Iran secretly influences Iraq, according to Iran’s own intelligence cables
Fifteen years after the U.S. military toppled the regime of Saddam Hussein, the Army's massive two-volume study of the Iraq War closed with a sobering assessment of the campaign's outcome: With nearly 3,500 U.S. service members killed in action and trillions of dollars spent, "an emboldened and expansionist Iran appears to be the only victor. Thanks to roughly 700 pages of newly-publicized secret Iranian intelligence cables, we now have a good idea as to why
US celebrates 40th anniversary of embassy seizure in Iran by sanctioning the hell out of the Ayatollah’s pals
The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on nine people close to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, including his chief of staff, one of his sons and the head of the judiciary.
Trump denounces Iran’s ‘blood lust’ at the UN
"We want partners, not adversaries," Trump said in an address before world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly
‘We are after punishment’ — Iran threatens ‘the full destruction of any aggressor’ if attacked
Iran will pursue any aggressor, even if it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran
Iran vows ‘all-out war’ if US and Saudi Arabia attack
Iran's top diplomat threatened an "all-out war" Thursday with the U.S. or Saudi Arabia if either country launches a retaliatory strike over a drone and missile attack on oil reserves that sent energy prices soaring.
Iran further breaches nuclear deal, says it can exceed 20% enrichment
Iran said on Saturday it was now capable of raising uranium enrichment past the 20% level and had launched advanced centrifuge machines in further breaches of commitments to limit its nuclear activity under a 2015 deal with world powers.