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Crossover: Significance of US-Israel joint drill

10-22-2012 22:39 BJT

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Israel and the US have begun their largest ever military exercise, "Austere Challenge 2012" off the coast of Israel. The joint exercise is to help the two countries to work together against a range of threats facing Israel, America’s main ally in the Middle East. Full story >>

For more on the US-Israel joint drill, we are joined by our correspondent Stephanie Freid in Tel Aviv

Q1, Beyond the scope of the joint drill, why is it significant?

Q2, In terms of the latest events we’re seeing in Gaza, Syria and Lebanon, is there a link to this drill?


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