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A spokesman attributed the “tough decision” to cancel the Tampa ball to “the dynamic and uncertain security environment" in the Middle East.
Retired military leaders say Marines could deter Iranian forces from harassing or seizing the vessels — and quickly loop in the Navy if issues arise.
The U.S. Air Force says Russian fighter jets flew dangerously close to several U.S. drone aircraft over Syria on Wednesday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press