The Pentagon is flexing its aviation and maritime muscle in the Arabian Gulf, sending an aircraft carrier and an amphibious transport dock ship to the region. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered the aircraft carrier CVN 77 USS George H.W. Bush earlier this month to move from the North Arabian Sea into the Arabian Gulf. Hagel quickly followed that deployment with another order sending the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde into the Gulf through the Strait of Hormuz. The Bush also ...


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