|Thanks to the New York Times, Egypt's secret military alliance with Israel, is no longer a secret|
Secret Alliance: Israel Carries Out Airstrikes in Egypt, with Cairo's O.K.
- David D. Kirkpatrick
For more than two years, Israeli drones, helicopters and jets have carried out a covert air campaign, conducting more than 100 airstrikes against jihadists in northern Sinai with the approval of Egyptian President el-Sisi.
Egypt and Israel are now secret allies in a covert war against a common foe.
American officials say Israel's air campaign has played a decisive role in enabling the Egyptian armed forces to gain an upper hand against the militants.
(New York Times)