Naval Warfare

PREMIUM: US to maintain two-carrier force in CENTCOM region

13th March 2020 - 16:30 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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The US will maintain two carriers in the Middle East for an undisclosed period of time following retaliatory strikes by its forces on Kata'ib Hezbollah (KH) elements in Iraq, conducted in response to a fatal rocket attack on Camp Taji, Iraq, on 11 March.

Backed by Iran, KH is ...

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