Comments section on this Yahoo News article is strongly against the US being further “embroiled” in the Middle East. It reflects growing skepticism in the US on engagements in the region including with ally Israel.
Israel on Monday inaugurated with its US ally a joint missile defence base on Israeli soil, the first ever, a senior Israeli air force officer said.
The new facility, at an undisclosed location in southern Israel, was announced as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was due to meet US President Donald Trump in New York on the fringes of the UN General Assembly.
“We inaugurated, with our partners from the United States Army, an American base, for the first time in Israel,” Brigadier General Tzvika Heimowitz, head of Israeli missile defences, told journalists.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Israel war infowar
Israel (IL) is estimated to have a population of 8.6 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 1.7% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 0.8 million.