"We`re well able to police our settlers but if they`re threatened by unpoliced weapons in the hands of Palestinians we can`t ask them to give up their weapons." M of TA Our army, thus our government is protecting them. Were it not, your argument might hold.
Israeli forces shoot, lightly wound Palestinian they say was fleeing security check (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel, PA resume West Bank civil co-ordination severed in Jan.