Is Israel’s success against terror a model for the US Army against ISIS?
The success in pinpointing and stopping “lone wolf terrorists” will be a major issue brought up in IDF chief’s upcoming visit to the United States.
The number of terrorist attacks in Israel last month was one of the lowest in 10 months. There were six attacks in July, according to the IDF, a drastic fall from the 70 seen last October.
Since the current wave of terrorism began, 41 Israelis and foreigners and about 250 Palestinians have died.
A senior IDF officer told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday that the July number shows that recent tactics used by the security system are working.
These include a combination of precise intelligence from the Shin Bet (Israeli Security Agency) with daily and nightly IDF operations to distinguish terrorists from the rest of the population in the West Bank. The operations allow the majority of Palestinians, including 100,000 holders of Israeli work permits, to continue with their day to day routines.
The success in pinpointing and stopping terrorism, most of which has come from “lonewolf” attackers, will be a major issue brought
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