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Elite IDF units – The best of the best

Nathaniel Rosen and Max Kitaj, THE JERUSALEM POST Aug. 2, 2006 The General Staff Reconnaissance Unit The General Staff Reconnaissance Unit (Sayeret Matkal), known as “The Unit,” is generally considered the IDF’s most elite special forces unit. Established in 1957 and modeled after the British SAS, the unit’s primary mission is gathering field intelligence, often… Keep Reading

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Good, but who will *really* pay for it?

The palestinian government plans to build an electrical facility in Egypt that will allow it to take power from Egypt, weaning itself off Israeli electricity, a palestinian official said on Sunday. Suleiman Abu Samhadana, palestinian undersecretary for energy and electricity, told reporters at the Rafah border crossing in northern Egypt that authorities in Cairo had… Keep Reading

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