Report: Military Intelligence Chief Says Without Peace Process, Terror Wave Will Grow


The Jerusalem Post reports: In the case where there is no peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, the current wave of terror will only increase, a Channel 10 report Monday cited the Chief of the Israeli Military Intelligence Directorate Maj.-Gen. Herzl “Herzi” Halevi as warning.

In an intelligence assessment presented in late January to the Security Cabinet, Halevi reportedly explained that the security establishment has already for the last five months dealt with terrorism that doesn’t appear to have an end or a clear definition.

In the event that the diplomacy and peace talks don’t begin to offset the efforts of security forces, there is a danger that others will join the wave of Palestinian terror,  senior military officials reportedly told the cabinet.

The full report is expected to be transferred to the  Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee on Tuesday, according to Channel 10.

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