Biden orders the withdrawal of American forces and equipment from the Middle East
An American journalist said that President Joseph Biden had ordered the withdrawal of American forces and equipment from the countries of the Middle East.
The Wall Street Journal quoted US officials as saying, “Biden has ordered to begin withdrawing some troops and equipment from the Middle East.”
The Wall Street Journal added, “The step comes within the framework of reorganizing the military presence in the Gulf and the Middle East.”
She indicated that “3 (Patriot) missile batteries were withdrawn, one of them from Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia,” noting that “the Pentagon is looking at the equipment and training that Saudi Arabia needs.”
And the Wall Street Journal pointed to “diverting military parts, including an aircraft carrier, from the Middle East to meet needs in other regions.”