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The Bottom Line, According To Gen. Levran

First Publish: 12/17/2003, 3:10 PM

Former senior intelligence officer Brig.-Gen. (res.) Aharon Levran, speaking with Arutz-7 this morning, said that Dichter was essentially criticizing the government for not having defeated terrorism:
"Defeating terrorism means defeating the entire Palestinian Authority - that terrible body which has military organs and terrorist organizations. Dichter said clearly that the PA did not fight terrorism - which was its entire purpose. Yitzchak Rabin said clearly at the time that the PA would be able to fight terrorism better than Israel could, because it would not be burdened with civil rights organizations and the Supreme Court... But instead, the PA not only did not fight terrorism, it even fought against us. This entire Oslo process and its acceptance by the various governments was conceived in sin..."