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Israel’s present and future security
challenges in the field of counter-terrorism

Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Bonnie Riva-Ras

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Posted By:EagleEye, 6/28/2014 5:17:28 PM

Israel has been forced to cope with waves of terrorism of various types and intensities since its founding and to this day. These waves of terrorism are carried out by various terrorist organizations (Palestinian and Shi’ite) in various arenas (internal, along the borders, overseas) and using various methods (suicide attacks, explosive devices, kidnappings and negotiations, shootings and more). In the decade since the end of the second Intifada, and since the death of Yasser Arafat and his replacement by Abu Mazen, there has been a significant lull in the number of terrorist attacks on Israeli soil, the wave of suicide attacks has subsided

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Upon reading of these changing tides in the number of threats facing Israel daily, I suspect because of 0bama, we will soon be battling the same type of animals. Then, I look forward to my priest explain how Muslims are "a religion of peace."

      


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Israel’s present and future security
challenges in the field of counter-terrorism
Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Bonnie Riva-Ras    Original Article
Posted By: EagleEye- 6/28/2014 5:17:28 PM     Post Reply
Israel has been forced to cope with waves of terrorism of various types and intensities since its founding and to this day. These waves of terrorism are carried out by various terrorist organizations (Palestinian and Shi’ite) in various arenas (internal, along the borders, overseas) and using various methods (suicide attacks, explosive devices, kidnappings and negotiations, shootings and more). In the decade since the end of the second Intifada, and since the death of Yasser Arafat and his replacement by Abu Mazen, there has been a significant lull in the number of terrorist attacks on Israeli soil, the wave of suicide attacks has subsided

   

 

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