Fighting Terrorism

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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The Mujahideen Shura Council, a global jihad-affiliated organization based in the Gaza Strip, has recently become prominent for firing rockets and mortar shells into Israeli territory.

The Mujahideen Shura Council, a global jihad-affiliated organization based in the Gaza Strip, has recently become prominent for firing rockets and mortar shells into Israeli territory. Its terrorist activity challenges Hamas, which wants to preserve the lull in the fighting achieved after Operation Pillar of Defense.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 10-17, 2013)

Terrorist attacks targeting Israel’s south continue. This past week two rockets were fired from the Sinai Peninsula at Eilat. On April 13, 2013, Salam Fayyad, prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, tendered his resignation.
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (April 3 – 9, 2013)

On three separate occasions this past week a number of rockets and mortar shells fell in Israeli territory. Violence continues in Judea and Samaria, a manifestation of the so-called “popular resistance. American Secretary of State John Kerry met with Mahmoud Abbas in an effort to renew the peace process.
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