28.01.2012 04.Schwat. 5772 Bo
While Iran and Syria may be grabbing the headlines, the Gaza Strip is far from forgotten and an IDF operation seems only a matter of time.
In 2008, the IDF developed the “knocking on the roof” tactic. The idea was quite simple and was formulated by the Southern Command’s chief operations officer at the time, Col. Y.
Facing a growing number of arms caches located in civilian homes, the IDF and the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) would call up the homes and warn residents that they had five minutes to evacuate before the home was bombed. The system worked 54 times but the 55th time everything changed….