Gantz, Dempsey Discuss Security Cooperation Between Israel and Gulf States

Military ties between Israel and U.S. 'as solid as ever' as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff begins second day of talks in Israel.

The possibility of security cooperation between Israel and its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf was one of the key items discussed in Monday's meeting between Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and Gen. Martin Dempsey, visiting chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Prior to the meeting, Gantz hinted that even in the current period of instability there could be opportunities. Those opportunities became...