Centcom Seeks To Expand To PA
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. military's Central Command has sought to
expand its area of operations to include the Palestinian Authority.
U.S. Centcom chief Gen. David Petraeus has urged the administration of
President Barack Obama to include both the West Bank and Gaza Strip in his
area of responsibility. Centcom has been responsible for most of the Middle
East with the exception of Israel and much of North Africa. Israel as well
as the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been located in U.S. European Command.