How Israel Fights Suicide Bombers

(Sunday Times-UK)Martin Ivens- At the surveillance center monitoring Israel's security fence, a sector on the operator's screen flashes from yellow to pink. A camera pans at enormous speed across six miles of metal fence, military road, and concealed sensors. Target pinpointed to a yard within seconds. Ready to intercept intruder. Even those Israelis initially skeptical about the fence's construction are happy. The suicide bombers are no longer getting through. This is partly due to the fence and partly to Israeli forces eliminating the terrorist godfathers one by one with the same remote-controlled high-tech precision.

2004-12-24 00:00:00

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