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Israel Prepares for Jihadis

As thousands of radical jihadis have moved into Syria and the Sinai, Israel is perfecting its ability to neutralize these targets.
IDF Chief of General Staff Benny Gantz observes an exercise in the Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, in November 2011.

IDF Chief of General Staff Benny Gantz observes an exercise in the Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, in November 2011.
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Additionally, the IDF is working hard on gaining improved intelligence pictures of what is occurring beyond the northern and borders – an effort that includes the setting up of new field surveillance unit.

Throughout, the IDF is perfecting its ability to identify and neutralize targets as quickly as possible, by employing accurate firepower from a range of platforms.

In a region which is facing its most uncertain phase in decades, Israel is taking every possible step to ensure it is ready for anything.

About the Author: Yaakov Lappin is a journalist for the Jerusalem Post, where he covers police and national security affairs, and author of the book The Virtual Caliphate. He is also a visiting fellow at the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs.


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7 Responses to “Israel Prepares for Jihadis”

  1. Maybe they could meet up with the Palestinian terrorists being released and attack Israel from within its own borders.

  2. Maybe they could meet up with the Palestinian terrorists being released and attack Israel from within its own borders.

  3. Fouad Merik says:

    Sounds like a good plan

  4. The only way is the IDF has to take over the Sinai, Egypt would be very thank full, when in Egypt get calm the situation Irael should give bck the Sinai.

  5. The only way is the IDF has to take over the Sinai, Egypt would be very thank full, when in Egypt get calm the situation Irael should give bck the Sinai.

  6. It's a good idea to plan for the enemy before time.

  7. He's in the Golan Heights and looking south? What, were you trained in America by Homeland Security? Turn around look north!

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