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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, left, and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo brief the media at a press conference following annual bilateral talks with Australian counterparts in Sydney, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019.
US still seeks allies in Gulf maritime coalition
Senior U.S. leaders expressed confidence that they will be able to convince allies to help protect shipping in the Persian Gulf area against Iranian threats, but they provided no new details Sunday on which nations may be willing to participate.
Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast
The Pentagon on Thursday outlined proposals to the White House that would send military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran amid heightened tensions in the region. President Donald Trump, speaking to reporters before the meeting, said he was not convinced more troops are needed but would do whatever is necessary.
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