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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Gaza is a ticking time bomb'

On Tuesday night, the Israel Victory Project held the third conference of a series in Bar Ilan University.
 
Participating in the conference were Brigadier General Gal Hirsch, Dr. Mordechai Keidar, and MK Oded Forer (Yisrael Beytenu).
 
The conference was organized by Israeli NGO "Im Tirtzu" and backed by the US-based Middle East Forum.
 
"Gaza is a ticking time bomb," Hirsch warned. "So we need to integrate preventative measurements, and we need to concentrate our security efforts on working against them. There needs to be international financial pressure, and we need to completely demilitarize the Gaza Strip."
 
"This will be an opportunity for Gaza's residents to change the way they think.
"Operation Defensive Shield in 2002 had a huge effect on Palestinians in Israel. It taught them that Israel knows how to fight and win. Our problem is that we always want to finish the war quickly, and never have to return. We want to reach a peace agreement.
 
"The thing is, I don't see a solution right now. We're in a continuous war. We won, but we still need to prove it every day. READ MORE