Netanyahu opposes IDF decision to stop shelling

Likud chairman Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the decision to stop IDF shelling of Kassam rocket launch sites could be seen as weakness by the various Palestinian terror organizations. "They need to know that if [we] don't have quiet, they won't either," Netanyahu told Army Radio. Netanyahu said that when he served as prime minister, he insisted that the IAF respond to Katyusha fire along the northern border with "massive shelling." "I think we did that without hurting civilians," he concluded.