US Stumbling into War with Iran

There are signs that a US military operation against Iran is imminent. The administration is pushing Congress for the authority to build new “temporary» facilities in Iraq and Syria. Its policy statement says the armed forces are hamstrung by legal restrictions on the ability to expand military infrastructure in Syria and Iraq. The Trump administration wants the existing authorities that only cover the “repair and renovation» of facilities extended to also encompass “temporary intermediate staging facilities, ammunition supply points, and assembly areas that have adequate force protection». …read more