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Travels with Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

August 2013

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Map of travel location: Israel, Jordan.

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Video: Gen. Dempsey and Israeli Minister of Defense Yaalon delivering statements in Tel Aviv

Gen. Dempsey and Israeli Minister of Defense Yaalon delivering statements in Tel Aviv

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