Fighting Terrorism

News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (August 14 – 20, 2013)

Sporadic rocket fire into Israeli territory continues. One rocket hit was identified in the western Negev. In response the Israeli Air Force attacked terrorist targets in the Gaza Strip. Violent activities continue in Judea, Samaria and Jerusalem. The Israeli and Palestinian negotiating teams met for the second round of talks in Jerusalem.
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The EU Designates Hezbollah’s Military Wing as a Terrorist Organization

On July 22, 2013, the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU unanimously agreed to add Hezbollah’s military wing to its list of terrorist organizations.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (June 26 – July 2, 2013)

This past week Israel’s southern border was quiet, after rockets were fired the previous week. John Kerry, the American Secretary of State, ended a week of shuttling between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Amman in an attempt to renew Israel-Palestinian negotiations.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (May 29 – June 4, 2013)

This past week there was quiet along Israel’s southern border. Violent confrontations and riots continued in Judea and Samaria. Rami Hamdallah, president of Al-Najah University, was appointed as PA prime minister by Mahmoud Abbas.
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The Palestinian “Popular Resistance” and Its Built-In Violence

This study examines the concept of the Palestinian “popular resistance” (al-muqawama al-sha’abiya) as it was formulated during the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, then adopted by the sixth Fatah conference in August 2009, and has since been implemented in Judea and Samaria by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 23 – 30, 2013)

On April 30, 2013, an Israeli civilian was stabbed to death at the Tapuah Junction in Samaria. Rogue terrorist networks in the Gaza Strip continue their efforts to challenge Hamas and undermine the lull in the fighting achieved at the end of Operation Pillar of Defense.
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