Suicide bombing revives Israeli push to finish Egypt/Israel barrier

(Current state of the Egypt/Israel border in the Sinai. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images/File

(Christian Science Monitor) — In the aftermath of the first Palestinian suicide bombing in more than a year, many Israelis have returned to an old conclusion: build a barrier. Some politicians said that the answer to Monday’s attack on the southern town of Dimona was to resurrect an existing, but never-implemented, plan to build some combination of a wall and fence between Egypt and Israel. The barrier would be similar to the West Bank wall that Israel started erecting more than six years ago, at a time when there was an almost nonstop cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians… Click for full article


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