Dichter: Israel should recapture Gaza, dismantle terror

Former Shin Bet director says Israel should take control of Strip for several years to dismantle terror organizations.

Avi Dichter 311 AJ (photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [file])
Avi Dichter 311 AJ
(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [file])
Former Shin Bet Director Avi Dichter said Saturday that Israel should recapture the Gaza Strip, Army Radio reported.
According to Dichter, Israel needs to retake control of the strip for a period of several years in order to vanquish terror organizations.
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An operation on the order of 2008's cast lead would not be sufficient, Dichter said.
Last week, terrorist organizations in the Gaza strip launched over 40 rockets onto Israeli towns in the South, killing one civilian.