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  • US denies drill with Israel pared down due to lack of trust (Missile Defense)

    08/31/2012 7:53:52 PM PDT · by mojito · 14 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/31/2012 | Unattributed
    A US-Israeli ballistic missile exercise postponed until this autumn will involve fewer US military personnel than initially planned, the Pentagon said on Friday, but it rejected a media report portraying the decision as a sign of US mistrust. The exercise is being planned amid rising war talk in the Israeli media and reports that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak are debating a unilateral attack on Iran to knock out its nuclear installations. Washington has cautioned Israel against going it alone. .... Time magazine reported on Friday that initially about 5,000 US troops were planned to be...