US Military Will Deploy 2,000 Personnel To Middle East

St Vincent Times

The United States has announced plans to deploy 2,000 military personnel to the Middle East. This move comes amid the escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

While US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin stated that the deployment aims to enable the US “to respond more quickly” to crises, the White House clarified that it has no intention of putting combat forces on the ground.

This follows earlier deployments, such as the USS Gerald R. Ford carrier strike group, which was sent primarily to assist Israel.

Another carrier might also be on the way, according to Israeli media. These deployments aim to deter further regional conflict escalation, a concern Lebanon cannot afford to overlook given its complex regional dynamics.

Related: Turkey Says It’s Working To Prevent The War From Spreading To Lebanon

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