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Israel part of seven-nation security task force

Updated: June 23, 2004, 12:51 PM ET
Associated Press

JERUSALEM -- Israel will play a major role in securing the Athens Olympics, with its navy patrolling the Greek coast and military and intelligence officers working closely with the Greek armed forces, the U.S. Army and NATO.

Israel also is advising Greece on how to seal its airspace and coastal waters in the event of a terror attack, Israeli military officials said Tuesday.

A seven-nation security task force, including the United States, Britain and Israel, is part of the $1.2 ...

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