Dichter declared Operation Black Belt a success, in an interview with The Jerusalem Post, but warned there will likely be more terrorist attacks from Gaza in the near future.
Dichter: "Arafat smuggled terrorists from Egypt two months after PA was established."
Rather than succumb, Israelis did what we do best – we fought for life, and we lived on.
“It looks as if it’s just riots by civilians,” he said, “but it’s not. We have to confront it. Once they cross, it’s going to be a very problematic situation," Dichter said.
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Avi Dichter is one of many Likud politicians who have dismissed the idea of a Palestinian state in this election.
The attorney-general also said that Israel was always walking a fine-line with house demolitions since most of the world characterized them as illegal collective punishment.
Dichter said that the message of deterrence should be used on anyone who is considering an ideologically violent attack.
“He is a war criminal who should be on trial.”