The Pentagon is seen past the National 9/11 Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, U.S. (Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Pentagon to Brief White House on 5,000-Troop Option for Mideast

(Bloomberg) -- The Pentagon is planning to brief the White House on options to deploy as many as 5,000 American troops to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a U.S. official said on...