Lt. Gen. Steven L. Basham, Deputy Commander of USAFE-AFARICA (U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa) and Commander of the JTFI (Joint Task Force Israel), visitig in Israel, as the official guest of Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva, Head of the IDF Operations Directorate. March 2021. (Israeli Defense Forces/public domain/Flickr)
Wait, is there really a new US-led air defense alliance in the Middle East?

Israel claims a formal pact with Arab states has already stopped Iranian attacks. But congressional sources aren’t so sure.

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