Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies: Post-Iraq Threat Assessment

(Ha'aretz) Amnon Barzilai - According to Dr. Ephraim Kam, deputy head of Tel Aviv University's Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies, which published its annual threat assessment Sunday, Iraq's defeat meant the disappearance of the most radical state in the Middle East and consequently, the weakening of other radical Arab countries, which will considerably slow down the arms race in the region. He also said that Israel will now be able to focus its responses to the non-conventional warfare of terrorism. Jaffee Center scholars conclude that the Palestinians were also very weakened by the fall of Iraq, which was the head of the radical Arab camp.

2003-09-22 00:00:00

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