US moves to keep two carriers in troubled Mideast

The USS John-Stennis strike group will be deployed four months earlier than scheduledAmid tensions over Iran and Syria, the United States has brought forward the deployment of an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to shorten the time when a sole carrier is in the region.


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