The Pentagon intends to “significantly reduce” the number of Americans involved in an international peacekeeping force in the Sinai Desert. U.S. Undersecretary of Defense Douglas Feith met last week with Israeli and Egyptian defense officials to discuss plans to cut the 800-member American contingent in the 1,900-strong multinational force — perhaps to as few as 50, some defense officials said.
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