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        2/4/2014, Adar 4, 5774

      Shabak Head: Failed Talks Won't Lead to New Intifada

      Director Yoram Cohen of the Shabak (Sherut Bitachon Clali, Shin Bet, General Security Service) Israel Security Agency) told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Tuesday, that terror attacks in Judea and Samaria (Shomron) were up since the start of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).

      He said the increase was not due to the talks themselves but on problems on the PA Street, such as a lack of economic horizon and the perception that PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas is corrupt.

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