U.S. Sends Carrier To Gulf, Urges New Iraqi Government

June 15, 2014 6:11 AM

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U.S. Sends Carrier To Gulf, Urges New Iraqi Government

Washington has sent an aircraft carrier into the Gulf to provide U.S. President Barack Obama with military options if the security situation in Iraq continues to deteriorate.

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the aircraft carrier – along with a guided-missile cruiser and a guided-missile destroyer – would be in position on June 15.

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