Terrorists in Distress

(Jerusalem Post) Arieh O'Sullivan - Arrest raids combined with targeted interceptions have come pretty close to quashing Palestinian terror, Israeli security officials say. Each night, security forces fan out across Judea and Samaria and detain suspected fugitives. In the past week alone, Israeli security forces have killed two Islamic Jihad commanders in Tulkarm, another seven in Gaza, and at least five in Kabatiya. According to senior security officials, fewer and fewer people are involved in Palestinian terror. While not promising to bring terrorism to an "absolute zero" level, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Dan Halutz said last month that IDF policy has proven that there was a military answer to terrorism, and we are watching this unfold daily.

2005-11-03 00:00:00

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