September 20th, 2012
08:31 PM ET

U.S., allies launch drills in the Persian Gulf: "We're not here to escalate anything," says Navy captain

This week, United States and more than two dozen allies began conducting anti-mining naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz. They are stepping up their presence in the Persian Gulf in the wake of Iran threatening to mine the strait.

Pentagon Correspondent, Chris Lawrence is OutFront with the story.

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