‚IDF must change retaliation policy against Gaza‘

28.12.2011                      02.Tewet. 5772                       Channuka 8


'IDF must change retaliation policy against Gaza'

FADC chair Mofaz approves of previous night's IAF strikes against terrorists but says more vigorous response to attacks needed.

MK Shaul Mofaz (Kadima), chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, expressed his disappointment on Wednesday with Israel's response to violence coming from the Strip, saying that IDF needs to act vigorously to destroy terror cells and deter future attacks.
"Israel needed to respond differently to the violence coming from the Strip," he explained in an interview with Army Radio. "Not to occupy Gaza, but to act in a way that would cause terrorist organizations to think twice before firing long-range missiles." …