DEBKAfile was founded by a team of journalists in June 2000 as an independent Internet Web site, providing an intelligence and security news service. March 9, 2017, 4:39 PM (IDT)
President Trump is considering sending at least 1,000 American troops to Kuwait to serve as a reserve force in the war against ISIS, US officials report. This deployment is intended to speed up US-led offensives against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, providing commanders on the ground with more flexibility and speed of response. “This is about providing options,” explained one US official. There are currently eight US bases in Kuwait.
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