The US is deploying additional warships and bombers to the Middle East in what the White House is calling “a clear and unmistakable message” to Iran.
The USS Abraham Lincoln and support ships have been dispatched.
The carrier was due to dock in Croatia on Wednesday.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton says it is in response to troubling developments in the region.
It’s the latest US effort aimed at increasing pressure on Iran.
Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo join us from Washington, DC to discuss this.
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