Ya'alon: IDF Foiled al-Qaeda Attempt to Enter Territories

(Maariv International) Arik Bender- Chief of Staff Moshe Ya'alon told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Tuesday, "We view world terrorism as a threat to Israelis, wherever they are, including in Israel. Al-Qaeda tried to create a stronghold in the territories but we prevented it from doing so." The deputy chief of military intelligence's research department said the Sinai terror attacks had been perpetrated by local cells of the worldwide Jihad. "It takes two years to plan such an attack," he said.

2004-10-13 00:00:00

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