US Marines and Israeli soldiers trained in a mock Middle East village — and learned the harsh realities of urban warfare

Business Insider | 3/12/2018 | Ben Brimelow
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US Marines and Israeli special forces units practiced urban warfare, helicopter insertions, and medevac operations in a mock Middle East village, complete with Arabic graffiti and its own mosque.

The drills, dubbed "Juniper Cobra," are intended to strengthen the already strong ties between Israel and the US, and for troops from both countries to share lessons learned in war zones like Afghanistan, Iraq, and Gaza.

"They teach them what to see when...
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