U.S. to Send More Troops to Saudi Arabia

Jul 18, 2019 - Fortune

While much of the country’s focus has been on President Donald Trump’s attacks on sitting U.S. Congress members like Democrat Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, the administration announced Wednesday that the Pentagon is sending 500 troops to Saudi Arabia as relations with Iran grow more tense. 

Two Defense Department officials confirmed the Pentagon is preparing to send soldiers to the Prince Sultan Air Base, east of the capital city of Riyadh. This is in addition to the 1,000 t...