Ron Ben Yishai
Israel’s security forces are on high alert ahead of Friday’s Palestinian statehood bid in the UN and are preparing for all scenarios: Aerial photography balloons, helicopters dropping stink bombs and teams that will upload videos to Facebook – these are just some of the measures taken by the IDF in preparation of the possible aftermath of the bid.
While armed forces and intelligence assessments suggest that UN bid will go ahead with relative calm, the IDF is taking no chances.
The IDF’s readiness and state of alertness for clashes with massive Palestinian crowds, should they present themselves, is at its peak: The number of troops in the West Bank has received a major boost of three regiments and plans for the swift mobilization of a 14 additionl regiments are in place, in order to reinforce the troops already in place.
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