IDF and Egyptian Army Cooperate on Fighting Jihad Elements

(Jerusalem Post) Yaakov Lappin - As Egypt grapples with political upheaval, security cooperation between the IDF and the Egyptian military - on a tactical level - remains very good. Not only does the Egyptian army seek to tackle radical jihadi terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula, it has also cracked down on Gazan smuggling tunnels, flooding 40 tunnels with sewer water in recent days. The Egyptian army faces a common threat with Israel in the form of radical armed Islamic elements - based in Gaza and Sinai - who would like to launch attacks on targets in Egypt.

2013-07-08 00:00:00

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