Reports coming out of Iraq do not bode well for the Arab country and beyond. Iraqi security sources say new US troops have been deployed to Ain al-Asad in the western Iraqi province of Anbar. Arabic-language Almaalomah news agency cited a security source as saying that planes carrying American soldiers and military advisers had landed at the base. The United States has also deployed Patriot missile systems to two military bases hosting American forces in Iraq.
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