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U.S. Sends a Top General to Israel Amid Fears of Iranian Strikes

Posted on AllSides April 12th, 2024
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The United States dispatched its top military commander for the Middle East to Israel on Thursday, after President Biden stated that, despite recent friction, American support for Israel “is ironclad” in the event of an attack by Iran.

Iran’s leaders have repeatedly vowed to punish Israel for an April 1 strike in Syria that killed several senior Iranian commanders. Israel has put its military on alert, and Mr. Biden said on Wednesday that Iran was threatening a “significant” attack.

Gen. Michael E. Kurilla, the American commander, will coordinate with Israel on what...

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