The story: A US congressional committee has called for a plan to deploy air defenses in Iraqi Kurdistan. If signed into law, the passed amendment to the 2024 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will cover equipment and training.
Iraqi Kurdistan, home to US bases and Iranian Kurdish opposition groups, is regularly targeted by drone and missile attacks carried out by Iran. The Islamic Republic is now warning of renewed strikes unless Iraq acts against exiled armed Iranian dissidents.
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