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Trump administration considers responses to potential Iranian attacks, including troop increase

May 15, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

The Trump administration is discussing a range of options for using military force against Iran, officials said Tuesday, as lawmakers from both parties complained that the White House has not fully briefed them on the escalating tensions.

Top advisers to President Trump met at the White House late last week to consider possible steps, including military action, as officials spoke of "credible threats" by Iran or Iranian proxy forces to U.S. personnel. The Pentagon already has moved an ai...