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U.S. Military Build-Up in Gulf

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U.S. Military Build-Up in Gulf

U.S. Military Build-Up in Gulf

U.S. Military Build-Up in Gulf

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NPR's Eric Westervelt reports that the United States military presence continues to escalate in the Persian Gulf, even as the United States presses for a new United Nations resolution on Iraq. Practice maneuvers are similar to military exercises that took place just before the Gulf war in 1991. Troops and hardware are also moving into the area, along with aircraft carrier battle groups, all within striking range of Iraq. (3:48)
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