Military assets in the Middle East a reminder to Iran, not yet a threat

During a press briefing at the Pentagon, Defense Department spokesman Geoff Morrell says that the U.S. has more than enough assets in the Middle east to serve as a reminder to Iran of the U.S. military capability, as a part of pressure the American government hopes to put on Iran. (1:04) Listen

During a press briefing at the Pentagon, Defense Department spokesman Geoff Morrell says that the U.S. has more than enough assets in the Middle east to serve as a reminder to Iran of the U.S. military capability, as a part of pressure the American government hopes to put on Iran. (1:04)
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