IDF Actions Reduce Terrorist Attacks

(Ha'aretz) Amos Harel - During the last four months, Israeli security forces have arrested 1,800 Palestinians suspected of terrorism, with 400 of them arrested so far this month. The wave of arrests - and the massive IDF pressure in the territories - has dramatically reduced the number of attacks and Israeli casualties. A senior military source said Wednesday the Hamas-Fatah dialogue in Cairo has had no effect on the grass-roots level, where terrorist planners scoff at reports about efforts to reach a pan-Palestinian cease-fire.

2002-12-26 00:00:00

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