Thursday, March 30, 2017

Top U.S. Commander: Iran’s Heightened Threat Since Nuclear Deal May Require Military Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. needs to consider military action to disrupt Iran’s malign activities in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, which have intensified since the Islamic Republic signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, a top American commander warned American lawmakers. Former President Barack Obama and other supporters of the nuclear deal argued that it would promote peace and avoid military confrontation. Gen. Joseph Votel, the head of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) testified Wednesday before the House Armed Services Committee about the security challenges facing his area of responsibility (AOR). Read more about this looming prospect for a hot war with Iran...

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