Israel steps up airstrikes, mobilizes troops along Gaza border
November 17th, 2012
03:08 AM ET

Israel steps up airstrikes, mobilizes troops along Gaza border

Irael's Operation Pillar of Defense looks like it may become a ground invasion. Today convoys carrying tens of thousands of Israeli soldiers rolled toward the Gaza border.  Palestinian militants fired rockets at the holy city of Jerusalem, which shows an expanded capability of their range vs. previous years.

Yesterday the Israeli government authorized the call up of 75,000 reservists, a move that points to the addition of boots on the ground to the current air campaign.

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