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Why Israel Is Keeping Its Warplanes Close to Home

Apr 19, 2018 | 16:46 GMT
An Israeli F-15 takes off during the Blue Flag multinational air defense exercise at the Ovda air base, north of the Israeli city of Eilat, on Nov. 8, 2017.

An Israeli F-15 takes off during the Blue Flag multinational air defense exercise at the Ovda air base, north of the Israeli city of Eilat, on Nov. 8, 2017. Israel has withdrawn a squadron of fighter jets from a high-profile multinational military exercise in the United States and given them orders to stay in country.

(JACK GUEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

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