24.07.2011 22.Tammus, 5771
US military commander Mullen, about to retire, worked closely with former IDF chief Ashkenazi.
The visit last week of Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, to Israel was a clear demonstration of the close relationship the American military chief has forged with the IDF.
Officially, it was pitched to the media as Mullen’s farewell from Israel, where he stopped on the way back to the US from similar trips to the Far East and Afghanistan. But it was likely a bit more than just that….