Misleading: The Intifada Was Largely Ended By The IDF In 2002 - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yishai Kohen
    • 01.10.10 | 14:35 (IST)

    In the first year alone after we began to fight back in April 2002, Israeli casualties plummeted by 80%, Arab casualties plummeted by 30%, and it only continued. From Haaretz, July 3, 2008: During the past five years the security forces, primarily the Shin Bet, have had impressive success. The number of Israelis killed as a result of Palestinian terrorism dropped from 426 in 2002 to only 13 last year. Whoever argues that it is not possible to win decisively in the asymmetric warfare against terrorism, will have to agree that in the West Bank Israel has achieved this to the maximum degree possible. http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=998413

    from the article: The intifada that was
    First published 12:10 01.10.10 | Last updated 12:10 01.10.10
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