Pentagon sends more troops to Middle East following violent protests at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad



The Pentagon is bolstering its presence in the Middle East after pro-Iranian protesters tried to storm the embassy compound in Baghdad. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said there are indications Shiite militias in Iraq are planning additional attacks. CBS News correspondent Natalie Brand reports from the Pentagon, and Renad Mansour, a Middle East analyst with the foreign policy think tank Chatham House and research fellow for the Cambridge Security Initiative at the University of Cambridge, joined CBSN to explain the significance of the protests and the trouble in the region. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: http://youtube.com/cbsnews
Watch CBSN live HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1PlLpZ7
Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: https://www.instagram.com/cbsnews/
Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: http://facebook.com/cbsnews
Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: http://twitter.com/cbsnews Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1RqHw7T Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: http://cbsn.ws/1Xb1WC8 Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites like Star Trek Discovery anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! http://bit.ly/1OQA29B —
CBSN is the first digital streaming news network that will allow Internet-connected consumers to watch live, anchored news coverage on their connected TV and other devices. At launch, the network is available 24/7 and makes all of the resources of CBS News available directly on digital platforms with live, anchored coverage 15 hours each weekday. CBSN. Always On.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here