Pentagon has drawn a plan to send 120,000 soldiers to the Middle Eastin case of Iran’s decision to accelerate nuclear weapons development or attack US forces, the New York Times said.
The revisions were ordered by a group led by the White House security adviser John Bolton, the outlet reported citing the administration officials. It is unclear however, whether US president Donald Trump would send so many American troops back to the Middle East, the NYT noted.
The size of the force is said to have shocked many participants of Shanahan’s briefing as the same number of troops was involved in the 2003 invasion in Iraq.
s. The new Kennedy administration increased American support for the Diem regime to prevent a collapse. By December of 1961, 3,200 U.S. military personnel were in Vietnam as advisors, supported by $65 million in military equipment and $136 million in economic aid
Read the link, it seemed right on. If you can't win the war game when the aggressor is unfettered - change the rules to make sure you win. We already had 3000+ people killed by 19 SAUDI ARABIANS with BOX CUTTERS !!!!! I am sure Iran would only fight by the approved rules of engagement...