The US Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, will arrive in
Israel on Monday to oversee the largest air defense drill of its kind, which is
Dempsey will be greeted by a honor guard ceremony
in Tel Aviv and will be met by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny
The two military leaders are expected to tour areas where the
missile defense drill is being held.
Dempsey has warned in the past
against a unilateral Israeli strike on Iran's nuclear program sites, saying in
August that he did not want to be "complicit" in such an operation.