‘Threats all around prove need to go commando’

IDF chief Gadi Eisenkot, at a ceremony dedicating a new commando unit, says threats surrounding the country prove the need for the new fighting force.

“Braggadocio blowing in from Lebanon, the threats yesterday from the Islamic State, the wave of escalating violence in the West Bank and threats from the south require more than ever the abilities of the new brigade,” he says, according to a report in Ynet news.

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