“The Secretary of Defense, Lloyd J. Austin, announced on Tuesday that the U.S. military had taken action against targets in Iraq in response to ongoing attacks by Iranian-backed militias on U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria.”
One Saturday will be included in Iraq.
The Pentagon reported that there was a recent attack on a U.S. base involving missiles, which they described as one of the largest-scale attacks to date.
At the direction of President Biden, the United States military carried out targeted strikes on three locations in Iraq that were being utilized by the Kataib Hezbollah militia group and other Iranian-associated groups. This action was deemed necessary and proportional. According to a statement from Austin, the strikes were a direct response to a string of aggressive attacks against American and coalition individuals in Iraq and Syria, which were orchestrated by Iranian-supported militias.
According to a statement released on Tuesday by U.S. Central Command, the attacks focused on the headquarters, storage facilities, and training sites of KH, with the intention to disrupt their use of rockets, missiles, and unidirectional attack unmanned aerial vehicles.
The American armed forces have taken action several times, starting with attacks on storage facilities for munitions. In recent weeks, in the city of Baghdad,
The United States eliminated the leader of a group.
The Pentagon accused someone of planning and carrying out the ongoing assaults.
The onslaught of these assaults commenced shortly following the year 1989.
The conflict between Hamas and Israel
In October, a conflict erupted. Despite the Pentagon’s claims that Israel is only involved in Gaza and that the conflict has not expanded, there have been attacks against American forces in Iraq and Syria.
Attacks by the Houthi group on ships used for trade and commerce.
The events started around the same time and have contributed to heightened tensions in the area.
Austin’s statement declared that he and the President are ready to act in defense of both their interests and the people affected. They have no intention of exacerbating the situation in the area. The two of them are fully prepared to implement additional measures to safeguard their citizens and establishments. They urge these factions and their Iranian supporters to cease these aggressions immediately.
The Pentagon carried out three separate military actions in the span of three days in three different countries. One of these operations was directed towards the terrorist organization Al Shabab in Somalia on Sunday.
Joint military action between the United Kingdom and the U.S. targeting the Houthis in Yemen.
The strike against Iranian-backed groups in Iraq took place on Tuesday, following Monday’s events.