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May 11, 2019

US sends missile system and ship to Gulf

Featuring Ilan Goldenberg

Source: BBC Radio

Journalist BBC Newshour

The United States says it's ready to defend its forces and interests in the Gulf, as tensions with Iran escalate. The Pentagon is sending an additional navy ship and a patriot air defence missile system to the region. Ilan Goldenberg joins BBC's Newshour to discuss.

Listen to the full interview on the BBC.


  • Ilan Goldenberg

    Former Senior Fellow and Director, Middle East Security Program

    Ilan Goldenberg is the former Senior Fellow and Director of the Middle East Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. He is a foreign policy and defense expe...