Israeli intelligence to present annual report to government
Sunday: Palestinians greatest threat to Israel's security
Date: 24 / 02 /
2007 Time: 14:31
Bethlehem - Ma'an - The Israeli military intelligence has said that they do not anticipate a military conflict with Syria in the coming year; the intelligence expects a possible escalation on the southern front with the
The Israeli newspaper of Yedioth Ahronoth reported that the Israeli intelligence bodies, Shin Bet and Mossad will present the Israeli government on Sunday with their annual report, which focuses on the threats to Israel's security.
According to the report, a large-scale military confrontation with Syria is not probable at this stage, however, military officials and intelligence described the year 2007 as a "crucial and substantial year" with regards to
developments in the Middle East.
The paper added that Israel continues to monitor political developments in Lebanon. It also said that Israeli forces should pay more attention to the Gaza Strip, where, despite the ceasefire, Palestinian movements continue to grow in strength and amass weapons.
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