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IDF has 11th most powerful military in the world

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Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90



Israel’s military is the eleventh strongest in the world, according to the international defense site Global Firepower (GFP).

The United States topped the list, followed by Russia and China in second and third place, respectively.
India and the United Kingdom rounded off the top five.
Israel’s conventional military strength exceeded other countries in the region, including Egypt (18th), Iran (23rd), Syria (42nd) and Jordan (65th).

The Jewish state also ranked higher than some European countries, including Italy (16th), Switzerland (30th), and Spain (38th). READ MORE