Shin Bet: Rise of Terror in Gaza a Strategic Problem

[Ha'aretz] Gideon Alon - The rise of terror in Gaza is a strategic problem, and if it isn't dealt with properly, in three to five years Israel will face the same reality in Gaza that exists in Lebanon, Shin Bet Chief Yuval Diskin told the Israeli cabinet Sunday. Diskin said the Philadelphi Route, along the Egyptian border, is breached, and several tons of explosives and hundreds of weapons have been smuggled through it. Diskin regarded Egyptian supervision of the crossings as ineffective and suggested reviewing agreements that were signed with the Egyptians last year.

2006-08-21 01:00:00

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