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US reviewing Sinai peacekeeper mission, looks at automating jobs

Reuters , Tuesday 12 Apr 2016
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The US military said on Tuesday it has formally notified Egypt and Israel that it is reviewing peacekeeping operations in Sinai, including ways to use technology to do the job of some of the 700 US troops there.

"I don't think anyone's talking about a (complete) withdrawal. I think we're just going to look at the number of people we have there and see if there are functions that can be automated or done through remote monitoring," said Navy Captain Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. 

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