Ali Waked YNET Published: 01.10.07, 09:41
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas completed the reform within the senior
leadership of the Palestinian security forces and sent 158 senior officers
to early retirement.
This decision was made within the framework of Abbas' campaign to fight
corruption within the security forces and their lack of capability to push
back anarchy within the Palestinian Authority. Estimates are that Abbas is
training the forces in preparation for a confrontation with Hamas. [End Item]
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