Hundreds Of US Troops Are Heading To Israel For Joint Missile Training
Oct. 9, 2012
US army officers have begun arriving in Israel ahead of joint military manoeuvres between the countries’ armed forces, an Israeli newspaper said on Sunday.
The officers will supervise the arrival of hundreds of US troops on October 14 for joint manoeuvres that will take place the following week and last for three weeks, according to Yediot Aharonot.
The US-Israeli exercises will be the most important yet between the two countries, the paper said.
Time magazine reported on September 1 that Washington had significantly reduced the number of its joint military exercises with Israel, probably because of disagreement between them over how best to deal with Iran’s nuclear programme.