This ofcourse…. Works BOTH ways folks….
We help the Israeli’s….
We also interject American’s in the conflict’s planning and action orders….
Without US Military Assistance?
The Biden administration recently sent a Marine three-star general and several other U.S. military officers to Israel to help advise the Israeli military’s leadership in its operation in Gaza, according to two U.S. officials and two Israeli officials briefed on the issue.
Why it matters: The move reflects the Biden administration’s deep involvement in the war in Gaza and how much visibility it has in Israel’s military planning.
Behind the scenes: The Marine Corps officers sent include Lt. Gen. James Glynn, according to a senior Israeli official. Glynn previously headed the Marines’ special operations and was involved in the operations against ISIS in Iraq.
- Glynn and the other U.S. military officers are not directing operations but they do provide military advice to the IDF about its plans in Gaza. This has been primarily focused on Israel’s expected ground invasion. The American officers have shared lessons the U.S. has learned from fighting ISIS in Mosul.
- Glynn is not expected to stay in Israel to follow the IDF ground invasion, sources with direct knowledge of the issue said.
What they are saying: “We have asked several officials with relevant experience, simply to help Israeli officials think through the difficult questions ahead and explore their options. The IDF will, as always, make its own decisions,” a Pentagon spokesperson told Axios.
The big picture: Secretary of State Tony Blinken told CBS on Sunday that the Biden administration is talking to Israeli officials about their military plans for Gaza and how best to achieve the results that they seek.
- “We give them our best advice…..