U.S. troops pour into Kuwait

Announcement Date: February 7, 2018

More than 50,000 U.S. troops have arrived in Kuwait, with thousands more scheduled to arrive later in the year.┬áSituated on Iraq’s southeast border, Kuwait would be the main launching pad for a U.S.-led invasion. The U.S. military is maintaining 10 bases around the tiny emirate, including a command headquarters, a logistics center and two Air Force bases.