Gates, commanders ready buildup in Gulf (AP)




 
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Gates, commanders ready buildup in Gulf     (AP)
 
January 18th, 2007  
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Topic: Gates, commanders ready buildup in Gulf (AP)


Gates, commanders ready buildup in Gulf     (AP)
AP - Defense Secretary Robert Gates met with senior U.S. and coalition naval commanders Thursday to plan operations in the Persian Gulf, including the arrival next month of another U.S. aircraft carrier and more Patriot missiles meant in part as a warning to Iran. This tiny state in the northern Gulf is headquarters to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet and Central Command's naval staff.



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