What is Tower 22, the military base that was attacked in Jordan where 3 U.S. troops were killed?
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A little-discussed U.S. military desert outpost in Jordan has gained international attention after a drone attack killed three American troops and injured 34 others.
A little-discussed U.S. military desert outpost in the far reaches of northeastern Jordan has become the focus of international attention after a drone attack killed three American troops and injured at least 34 others there.
The base, known as Tower 22, is located near the demilitarized zone on the border between Jordan and Syria. It serves as a strategic location for American forces to infiltrate and leave Syria, as well as a potential route for weapons shipments from Iran.
The base, known as Tower 22, sits near the demilitarized zone on the border between Jordan and Syria along a sandy, bulldozed berm marking the DMZ's southern edge. The Iraqi border is only 10 kilometers (6 miles) away.
U.S. troops have long used Jordan as a basing point, given its strategic location bordering Iraq, Israel, the West Bank, Saudi Arabia, and Syria. The base in Jordan provides a site for American forces to infiltrate and quietly exit Syria, as well as a potential route for weapons shipments from Iran.
U.S. troops long have used Jordan, a kingdom bordering Iraq, Israel, the Palestinian territory of the West Bank, Saudi Arabia and Syria, as a basing point.
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