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    • itay
    • 31.05.11 | 17:30 (IDT)

    alot of terrorist attacks involved knives. basicly an older form of attack more common for 1st intifada but also occured in the 2nd and those days (fogel family rings a bell?). people from aboard who are not familiar with terrorism in their countries seem to think that terrorism is about crushing airplanes into buildings, killing thousands. in reallity, there are forms of small terror attacks like stabbing people in a bus-stop kill one or two at a time, but can produce high number of casualties over time when done a lot. of course more people get stabbed in US, greater population (unless you speak "per capita" and than there is a chance you are wrong). ps: i mentioned 911 as a form of "big terrorism". you might want to check, ironically to your comment, how the airplanes where hijacked...

    from the article: IDF chief: Israel faces growing range of threats, from 'knife to nuclear'
    First published 12:00 31.05.11 | Last updated 12:00 31.05.11
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