"Today on the tour in Arad they told us more than 1,000 infiltrators entered Israel in the past month." If one-tenth of them had suicide vests on, Israel would be awash in blood. The reason there are not suicide bombers any more is because the Palestinian political leadership, including Hamas and Islamic Jihad do not wish to do it. What the wall is about is humiliation and degradation. At every checkpoint a Palestinian struggling just to get to work, or attend a family gathering in a distant village is reminded that he lives in prison. The wall is intended to force the Palestinians to accept Israel's terms for surrender.
Firebomb thrown during demonstration in northern Israeli town of Umm al Fahm (Haaretz)
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