CNN. Invasion decision expected at the end of January. This is a foredrawn conclusion. We are going to war. Will this usher in a year of conflict or a decade? My guess is the latter.
[John Robb’s Radio Weblog]
Military officials have told CNN the Pentagon may begin an obvious buildup of U.S. military forces — including almost doubling its troop presence to more than 100,000 — in the Persian Gulf region in January. There are roughly 60,000 U.S. troops there now.
Decisions on troop movements are expected in the next few days, Pentagon officials said.