US Military to Present Several Options to Trump on Iran

The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry.

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Iran: Zarif Threatens ‘All out War’ In Case of Military Strike After Saudi Oil Attack

Iran’s foreign minister has raised the specter of “all out war” that Saudi Arabia would have to fight “to the last American soldier” in case of United States or Saudi strikes.

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Iran, Yemen, and the Strikes on Saudi Arabia: The Changing Nature of Warfare

The recent series of unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) and cruise missile strikes on Saudi Arabia may well signal yet another “revolution” as a result of advances in military technology, tactics, and war fighting.

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To Find Clues in Saudi Oil Attacks, U.S. Examines Missle and Drone Parts

American investigators are examining missile circuit boards recovered after strikes against Saudi oil facilities to determine the trajectory of the attack — and whether it originated from Iran — as the Trump administration debates how, and whether, to retaliate.

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Pentagon Urges Restraint After Strikes on Saudi Oil Facilities

Pentagon officials on Monday recommended a restrained response to the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities, arguing against a potentially costly conflict with Iran, which the administration has blamed for the strike on a key American ally, according to officials familiar with Defense Department deliberations.

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The Strategic Implications of the Strikes on Saudia Arabia

The strikes on Saudi Arabian petroleum facilities have already shown the new level of risk that the wars in the Gulf region pose to global energy supplies and to the global economy. They have already created at least a minor crisis in world petroleum exports, and repairing Saudi facilities and resuming exports have already become key issues.

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