Jordan army’s 2nd Mechanized Division is deployed along Syrian border, army leaves cut

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Jordan army’s 2nd Mechanized Division is deployed along Syrian border, army leaves cut, DEBKAfile , May 20, 2014

(IDF reserves? What reserves?– DM)

[T]he IDF has manned all the Syrian border positions with conscripts. No reserve units have been deployed.

The deep concern over the serious security situation evolving on Israel’s northern frontier was strongly reflected in IDF Chief of Staff Gen. Benny Gantz’s explanation to the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Security Committee Monday for the urgent need to reverse defense budget cutbacks.

jordan-syria-border_5.14Jordanian-Syrian border

The Syrian army offensive, launched Tuesday, May 20 to break the stalemate developing with rebel forces in the tussle for the Syrian Golan town of Quneitra, has raised forebodings in Israel and Jordan lest Assad’s troops bring the fighting up to their borders. So far, the rebel offensive has failed to break through to Quneitra – or even lay it to siege. The Syrian…

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