November 9, 2013
The Pentagon announced the recall of the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier and the USS Graveley naval destroyer from the Mediterranean. The Nimitz was moved into the eastern Mediterranean earlier this summer in preparation for a potential US strike on Syria, which President Obama called off at the last minute. DEBKAfile: As the US Navy pulls out, Russia has built up its Mediterranean fleet to 18 warships.
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