The Israeli Palestinian Conflict

A number of prominent terrorist operatives released in the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap expressed readiness to return to terrorism, calling for abduction of more Israelis.

A number of prominent terrorist operatives released in the Gilad Shalit prisoner swap expressed readiness to return to terrorism, calling for abduction of more Israelis. Their statements play into Hamas’ propaganda campaign, according to which “resistance” (terrorism) has proven superior to negotiations as a means to achieve the Palestinian objectives.
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The recent Israeli Air Force strike on a Hamas police coastguard post illustrated the dual nature of the Palestinian security force operatives, many of whom also serve in Hamas’ military-terrorist wing.

The recent Israeli Air Force strike on a Hamas police coastguard post illustrated the dual nature of the Palestinian security force operatives, many of whom also serve in Hamas’ military-terrorist wing. The coastguard apparatus has been involved in anti-IDF military activities unrelated to its naval police functions.
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News of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (November 9-15, 2011)

Sporadic rocket fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory continues.
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Anti-Israeli networks and activists from the Middle East and beyond intend to initiate propaganda events in the near future to challenge Israel.

Anti-Israeli networks and activists from the Middle East and beyond intend to initiate propaganda events in the near future to challenge Israel. They are planning, among other events, an Islamic gathering near the Israeli-Jordanian border, dispatching more boats to the Gaza Strip, and a protest “fly-in” to Ben-Gurion International Airport.
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Spotlight on Iran (Week of November 2-9, 2011)

Psychological warfare or actual threat: Iranian reactions to public debate on possibility of Israeli military attack
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News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (November 2-8, 2011)

This past week sporadic rocket fire continued into Israeli territory. Three rocket hits were identified in the Ashqelon region. There were no casualties and no damage was done. In addition, the IDF prevented IEDs from being placed next to the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip. On November 4 the Israeli Navy took control
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