Bedouin army trackers scale Israel social ladder

The Israeli army says the number of Bedouins in active service is 1,655 -- a tiny fraction of the 176,500 troops who make up the entire corpus of the active military. However, the minority group dominates the small, elite tracker units guarding Israel's northern and southern borders.

The Israeli army says the number of Bedouins in active service is 1,655 -- a tiny fraction of the 176,500 troops who make up the entire corpus of the active military. However, the minority group dominates the small, elite tracker units guarding Israel's northern and southern borders.