According to a report in The New York Times, the Department of Defense is presenting a plan for America to send 120,000 troops to counter the recent threats made by Iran. Listen as Clarion Project Editor Meira Svirsky and Arab Affairs Analyst and Shillman Fellow Ran Meir discuss the background and implications of such a move in light of significant current events in the region.
By comparison, America sent close to 140,000 troops to invade Iraq during the second Gulf War. Currently, the U.S. has close to 40,000 troops in the region.
Listen to Clarion’s take on this breaking news: