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  • Israel was set to strike Iran in 2012, but joint drill with U.S. interfered

    August 24, 2015 | 8:50 am

    Israel was reportedly set to bomb Iran nuclear facilities in 2012, but aborted the operation because it coincided with a joint military exercise with the United States.

    The attack was being readied for January of that year, Israel’s Channel 2 news reported on Friday, until it...

  • Obama condemns violence in Egypt, cancels military exercises

    August 15, 2013 | 8:21 am

    President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that the United States is canceling joint military exercises with Egypt next month, saying normal U.S. cooperation cannot continue in light of the armed forces' bloody crackdown.

    "The United States strongly condemns the steps that have...

  • U.S., Israel finish largest-ever joint military exercise

    November 14, 2012 | 11:31 am

    The U.S. military and the Israel Defense Forces concluded Austere Challenge 2012, called the largest joint exercise ever held by the two countries.

    The exercise ended Tuesday following a two-day, live-fire exercise that was deemed a success by military observers from the U.S....