US Boosts Military Presence at Saudi Air Base

Across the vast expanse of this desert air base, hundreds of tents have popped up and a newly arrived squadron of U.S. Air Force F-15E fighters is lined up on the tarmac, flying daily missions over Iraq and Syria. Off in the distance, two U.S. Patriot missile batteries are scanning the skies, prepared to knock down any Iranian attack against the Saudi kingdom.

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