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3rd of IDF in W. Bank operating against ‘price-tag’ attacks

The IDF Central Command has allocated 30 percent of its forces deployed in the WestBank for “price-tag” attack-related missions, the largest proportion in years. “This means we have fewer forces to prevent terrorism,” a senior officer said on Thursday. “When a battalion commander needs to come to a road and disperse Jews who are throwing stones at Palestinian cars, it means he is not able to carry out his main mission, which is to defend Israel.”

Jerusalem Post, Israel

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