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Israel okays mobilizing reserve troops for Gaza if needed

Nov. 14, 2012 11:07 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 14, 2012 11:07 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -- The Israeli cabinet gave preliminary authorization on Wednesday for the mobilization of military reserves if required to press an air assault against the Gaza Strip.

Ministers convened in Jerusalem agreed "to allow the (Israeli army) to enlist reserve forces in accordance with the need and the authorization of the defense minister," a statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said.
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