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As US forces in Iraq and Syria face increasing attacks, fissures form between Iran and militias it backs
The attacks come as tension is on the rise between U.S. troops and Iran-backed fighters as Baghdad and Washington negotiate a timeline for foreign troop withdrawal from Iraq.
Iran understands that Patriot air defense systems limit its options for additional aggression. But it also knows that the systems cannot defend against the rockets that Iran's proxies in Iraq have repeatedly lobbed with deadly effect at U.S. and coalition troops.
By Bradley Bowman and Maj. Liane Zivitski
“Second rocket, third rocket came I thought: “This is it, we are getting rocketed.” Lights went out and darkness set in as rockets continued to hail on us."
By Shawn Snow
The head of the United Launch Alliance discusses the changing battlefield and what steps the U.S. should take to prepare for a contested arena in space.
By Tory Bruno