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    • dagreen
    • 14.12.11 | 07:38 (IST)

    this is indeed a sad day. But it has been bubbling and cooking for a long time and my gut tells me that the settlers have been planning for this for a long time. I remember in 1988 seeing signs in Jerusalem advertising for people to volunteer for the Army of Judea. Whether it actually formed or not is somewhat irrelevant now- it was the idea that there was a group organizing their own paramilitary force outside the confines of the IDF and government.

    from the article: Israeli intelligence officials repeatedly warned IDF of right-wing violence
    First published 02:44 14.12.11 | Last updated 02:44 14.12.11
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