US carrier in Persian Gulf region sends clear signal to Iran

Politics 06/08/19, 18:44

The USS Abraham Lincoln, with its contingent of Navy destroyers and cruisers and a fighting force of about 70 aircraft, is the centerpiece of the Pentagon's response to what it calls Iranian threats to attack U.S. forces or commercial shipping in the Persian Gulf region. The aircraft carrier is in international ...

Update: Pompeo says US pressuring Iran to act ‘normal’

Politics 05/06/19, 14:14

The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 3 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is intensifying pressure to "get Iran to behave like a normal nation." FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2012, file photo, Navy shore crew haul in lines as the nuclear ...

US dispatches aircraft carrier over Iran threats of attack

Politics 05/06/19, 08:34

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is dispatching an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East following “clear indications” that Iran and its proxy forces were preparing to possibly attack U.S. forces in the region, a defense official told The Associated Press. At the White House, national security adviser ...

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