PA Forces Cooperate with Shin Bet

(Ha'aretz) - Arnon Regular For the last few months there has been growing cooperation between Palestinian security services and the Shin Bet in preventing terrorism inside Israel, that has apparently led to the elimination of key Islamic Jihad and Hamas operatives, particularly in the Hebron area. The cooperation is confirmed by Israeli security officials, foreign diplomats operating on the ground in the territories, and sources in the Palestinian security services. Senior PA officers perceive security coordination as the key to preserving the option of an independent state.

2003-11-04 00:00:00

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