PBS NewsHour

U.S. responds to Iran threats with more troops, arms sales

Clip: 05/24/2019 | 5m 5s

The Trump administration took two significant steps Friday to counter what it calls an escalated threat level from Iran. The U.S. will deploy 1,500 additional troops and military equipment to the Middle East, as well as sell additional arms to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. The latter action entails a rarely used executive power to bypass Congress. Judy Woodruff talks to Nick Schifrin.

Aired: 05/24/19

Rating: NR

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