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Israel cabinet authorizes mobilization of up to 75,000 reservists

Nov. 16, 2012 11:21 P.M. (Updated: Nov. 16, 2012 11:21 P.M.)
JERUSALEM (Reuters) -- Israel's cabinet authorized on Friday mobilization of up to 75,000 reserve troops for a Gaza campaign, more than doubling the number of potential call-ups approved after the offensive began, political sources said.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a four-hour strategy session with a clutch of senior ministers in Tel Aviv, while other cabinet members were polled by telephone on raising the mobilization level. The decision did not mean all 75,000 reservists would be called into action, but gave the military the go-ahead to enlist them if needed.
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