BREAKING: U.S. deploys carrier strike group and bomber task force to send ‘unmistakable message’ to Iran
The Blaze reports:
National Security Advisor John Bolton delivered a forceful message of ‘unrelenting force’ on Sunday evening.
The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, with a bomber task force, have been deployed to the Middle East to send a message to Iran, National Security Advisor John Bolton said in a statement Sunday night. The news comes after weekend of missile fire into Israel from militants in the Gaza strip and tensions between Iran and the U.S. have continued to escalate.
Here is Bolton’s statement:
In response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings, the United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Grouop0 and a bomber task force to the U.S. Central Command region to send a clear and unmistakable message to the Iranian regime that any attack on the United States interests or on those of our allies will be met with unrelenting force. The United States is not seeking war with the Iranian regime, but we are fully prepared to respond to any attack, whether by proxy, the Islamic Revolutionary guard Corps, or regular Iranian forces.