IDF Focuses on Philadelphi Corridor at Gaza-Egypt Border

[Jerusalem Post] David Horovitz - The IDF's former Gaza commander, Maj.-Gen. (res.) Yom-Tov Samia, has been serving in recent days as an adviser to the current head of Southern Command, Maj.-Gen. Yoav Galant. A year ago, Samia offered this prescription: "The Philadelphi Corridor between Egypt and Gaza should be the first priority for Israel. We should not expect the Egyptians to do the job for us, so this means we should clear the three kilometers from our side. As I have been saying for years, Israel should reoccupy Philadelphi and should stay there until we have had a peaceful relationship with the Palestinians for 25 years."

2009-01-08 06:00:00

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