U.S. to remove Patriot missile batteries from Saudi Arabia

Source: MarketWatch - View Original Article
Published: May 07, 2020
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56% Liberal


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Iran

Sentiments

76% "The underlying pressure on Iran and the propensity to act out militarily as their only outlet of trying to relieve that pressure still exists ..."
72% "Some U.S. officials have remained concerned that a reduction in the American military presence in the Middle East could give rise to new challenges ..."
70% "Two U.S. jet fighter squadrons also have left the region, and U.S. officials also will consider a reduction soon in the U.S. Navy presence ..."
69% "Iran has denied taking part in the attack on Saudi oil facilities.""
64% "The attacks were part of hostilities that took place over several months.""
56% "Saudi officials didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.""
52% "The redeployment of the Patriot systems, which now is under way, hasn't been previously disclosed.""
-55% "The U.S. is removing four Patriot missile batteries from Saudi Arabia along with dozens of military personnel sent following a series of attacks on ..."
-56% "The Pentagon's removal of the Patriot antimissile batteries from Saudi Arabia, as well as the other reductions, are based on assessments by some officials ..."
-58% "Removing missiles marks end of recent military buildup to counter Iran, officials say The U.S. is removing Patriot antimissile systems from Saudi Arabia and is ..."

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

76% : The underlying pressure on Iran and the propensity to act out militarily as their only outlet of trying to relieve that pressure still exists with the maximum pressure campaign," one official said.
72% : Some U.S. officials have remained concerned that a reduction in the American military presence in the Middle East could give rise to new challenges from Iran, especially while the Trump administration's economic pressure campaign against Tehran remains in force, the U.S. officials added.
70% : Two U.S. jet fighter squadrons also have left the region, and U.S. officials also will consider a reduction soon in the U.S. Navy presence in the Persian Gulf, the officials said.
69% : Iran has denied taking part in the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
64% : The attacks were part of hostilities that took place over several months.
56% : Saudi officials didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.
52% : The redeployment of the Patriot systems, which now is under way, hasn't been previously disclosed.
45% : The U.S. is removing four Patriot missile batteries from Saudi Arabia along with dozens of military personnel sent following a series of attacks on the Saudi oil facilities last year, according to several U.S. officials.
44% : The Pentagon's removal of the Patriot antimissile batteries from Saudi Arabia, as well as the other reductions, are based on assessments by some officials that Tehran no longer poses an immediate threat to American strategic interests.
42% : Removing missiles marks end of recent military buildup to counter Iran, officials say The U.S. is removing Patriot antimissile systems from Saudi Arabia and is considering reductions to other military capabilities, marking the end, for now, of a large-scale military buildup to counter Iran, according to U.S. officials.
32% : "As long as the maximum pressure campaign continues, there's a feeling that we need a strong deterrent to prevent Iran from acting out in the region."

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